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Follow live: Spurs putting on a show

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Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

So we're starting the fourth quarter…STARTING, and the Spurs lead 105-66. LaMarcus Aldridge has 38 points, his most since February, while Kawhi Leonard has 25 and Danny Green has 18 on 5-of-6 shooting from deep. The Spurs are shooting 68.3 percent as a team, while OKC is at 39.4 percent.

Royce Young @royceyoung

Spurs lead 105-66 after three. Good news! The Thunder are finally beating Leonard and Aldridge 66-65.

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Penguin PP ineffective again and we're through two at Verizon Center. Will those missed man-advantage chances cost the Pens in third?

Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

Shots 28-10 Penguins through 2 periods but only 1-0 on the scoreboard. Pittsburgh may pay perhaps for letting Caps hang around...

Fully-clothed Browns draftee hops in pool

Scooby Wright III had an appropriate response after learning he was one of the draft's final picks.


Walk-off at the Trop

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Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

The Spurs obliterated the Thunder in the first half, 73-40. Here's the summary: LaMarcus Aldridge and Kawhi Leonard outscored OKC by five themselves. Durant is struggling, Westbrook is wild, the bench has been useless and the defense completely nonexistent. Other than that, pretty good half for the Thunder.

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

The Spurs go into halftime leading 73-40. No, this is not a misprint. According to ESPN Stats and Info, this is the first time a Gregg Popovich coached Spurs team had two players with 20 points in the first half of a playoff game. Kawhi Leonard put up 20 in the first half, which is a career high for a first half. LaMarcus Aldridge leads the Spurs with 25 points. Leonard and Aldridge's combined 45 points outpaces the entire Oklahoma City team. Amazing.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Terron Beckham, a cousin of Giants star Odell Beckham, Jr, will attend the Jets' rookie minicamp next weekend on a non-roster tryout basis, according to his agent, Mike Celli. Beckham (5-11, 223) is a chiseled running back who has become in Internet sensation. Beckham, who didn't play college ball, reportedly ran a 4.47 40 in a recent pro day before a handful of scouts. The Jets spoke to Celli several times in recent days and extended the invitation.

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This is the first time a Popovich team has 2 players (Leonard & Aldridge) with 20 points in the 1st half of a regular OR playoff game.

Draft: Thumbs up, thumbs down for all 32

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Leonard & Aldridge: 32 Pts OKC: 30 Pts Spurs lead the Thunder 58-30 with 6:22 left before the half.

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Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have combined to make 5 shots (17 attempts. The Spurs have MISSED 5 shots for the game (21 of 26)

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

The Spurs end the first quarter leading 43-20. The best shooting percentage the Spurs have ever produced in a playoff game under Gregg Popovich was 87 percent in Game 3 of the 2014 finals against the Heat, according to ESPN Stats and Information. That was also the only other time the Spurs had hit 75 percent or better in the first quarter of a playoff game under Popovich until the club lit it up for 81.8 percent in the first quarter against the Thunder. Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge have a combined 27 points. Oklahoma City's starters have a combined 17 points.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Thunder were just a complete mess in the opening quarter, getting worked in transition, worked in the halfcourt and just worked in general. Not much went right. Especially the part about the Spurs shootout 18-22.

Royce Young @royceyoung

Kevin Durant had a 3-pointer blocked by Danny Green. I don't remember really ever seeing Durant get a 3-pointer ever blocked.

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

A little context on Kawhi Leonard's transition dunk from earlier: He's got more dunks in transition in playoffs than the rest of his teammates COMBINED per ESPN Stats and Information

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

That Kawhi Leonard dunk puts the Spurs up 17-6. The Spurs are shooting 88.9 percent from the field. ?? This is by far the best start I've seen from the Spurs since March.


Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

LaMarcus Aldridge is 2 of 2 right out the gate. Adams is a physical matchup for Aldridge, but one he should be able to exploit w/his moves in the post.