Leonard's 31 help Spurs beat Thunder 100-96, take 2-1 lead
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Kawhi Leonard had 31 points and 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-96 on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and eight rebounds, and Tony Parker added 19 points and eight rebounds for the Spurs, who regained the home-court advantage they had surrendered with a loss in Game 2.
Russell Westbrook scored 31 points for the Thunder, but he made just 10 of 31 shots. He also had nine rebounds and eight assists. Kevin Durant scored 26 points, Serge Ibaka added 15 and Steven Adams had 11 rebounds for Oklahoma City.
The Thunder shot just 41.5 percent from the field.
Game 4 will be Sunday in Oklahoma City.