Ray McCallum started in place of the injured Parker, but played just 17 minutes as Patty Mills saw most of the burn at point guard, playing 31 of 48 minutes.
All of this lead to the Spurs struggling to beat the Magic in Orlando, but when you have Kawhi Leonard, who was already a lockdown defender, turning into a beast offensively versus a team still trying to find out who they are, it usually goes to the more developed guy.
And this time around, it did go to the more developed guy, as Leonard hit this clutch jumper in the closing seconds of the game, silencing Orlando:
Kawhi. So. Clutch. pic.twitter.com/jKx53SScsM
— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) February 11, 2016
Those two points accounted for 2 of his 29 he scored tonight that he also paired with 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, and one block. The Spurs will head into the all-star break at 45-8.
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