Spurs Get Another Road Win
(AP) — It's been road-sweet-road this season as the San Antonio Spurs continue to lead the NBA's Southwest Division despite Tim Duncan's retirement over the summer.
The Spurs are 21-5 overall and 14-1 away from San Antonio following their 107-92 win at Phoenix. The Spurs blew a 10-point lead in the second half and trailed 77-76 with about 10 minutes left before going on an 11-0 run.
Kawhi Leonard had 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Spurs, who held the Suns to 40 percent shooting. Pau Gasol added 18 points and nine boards to help San Antonio improve to 6-1 in the second of back-to-back games this season.
Checking out the rest of the NBA action:
— The Bucks were 108-97 winners against Chicago as Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points and Jabari Parker delivered 28. Milwaukee led the entire game and held a 24-point advantage early in the fourth quarter before ending a three-game skid.
— Danilo Gallinari dropped in 27 points to lead eight Nuggets in double-figures in a 132-120 victory over Portland. Gary Harris had 18 points on 7 of 11 shooting to help Denver overcome Damian Lillard's 40 points and 10 assists.
— Rookie Buddy Hield scored 14 of his season-high 21 points in the third quarter and Anthony Davis contributed 10 points during a 15-0 run inside the last five minutes of the Pelicans' 102-95 win over Indiana. Davis finished with 35 points, 16 rebounds and five blocks, including two rejections when New Orleans was turning a 90-85 deficit into a 10-point lead.