Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson Combine for 63 Points as Warriors Beat Spurs

Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson Combine for 63 Points as Warriors Beat Spurs

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OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 16: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball against the San Antonio Spurs in Game Two of Round One of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on April 16, 2018 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

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The San Antonio Spurs are surely getting sick of the Golden State Warriors.  

After sweeping San Antonio in last year’s Western Conference Finals, the Warriors seized a 2-0 lead in their first-round series Monday with a 116-101 victory at Oracle Arena. The offense ran through Kevin Durant, as Stephen Curry is still sidelined with a Grade 2 MCL sprain, and the reigning NBA Finals MVP responded with 32 points and six assists on 10-of-19 shooting from the field.

Klay Thompson found his stroke in the second half as well and added 31 points behind five made triples.

The Spurs received an inspired performance from LaMarcus Aldridge (34 points and 12 boards) and kept things close throughout much of the contest after losing by 21 in Game 1, but they didn’t have enough weapons to counter the home team.

              

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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April 16, 2018 at 10:26PM

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