The San Antonio Spurs erased a 15-point deficit to rally past a feisty Milwaukee Bucks to that was on the verge of handing the Spurs their first loss on the road this season. But, it was the play of the bench that helped propel the team to a win.
It was definitely a tail of two halves for the San Antonio Spurs. After scoring just 35 points in the first half, including nine in the second quarter, Kawhi Leonard and his teammates came out in the third exploding for 36, matching their first half total output.
A much needed team win for San Antonio as from points in the game, the Bucks looked as if they were going to be the team to hand the Spurs their first blemish of the season, on the road. But every player on the Spurs stepped their game up in the third and fourth quarters.
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Deeper than that, the bench play could not be overlooked. Dewayne Dedmon whom was in a pushing match with Greg Monroe was a man on a mission down the stretch. He played a big part in putting the Spurs in position to win the game.
Whether it was attacking the glass to grab a rebound or being on an ends of lob pass from the Spurs guards, his energy was apparent.