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Gay scored 22 points for the Spurs, while Belinelli had 19 points, Derrick White added 15, and Davis Bertans and Bryn Forbes poured in 11 and 10 points, respectively, for San Antonio, which has won two straight. Karl-Anthony Towns and Rose led the Timberwolves with 23 points each. Wiggins tallied 17 points, while Teague had 15, Taj Gibson scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Josh Okogie contributed 10 points for Minnesota.
LaMarcus Aldridge poured in a career-high 56 points, and Derrick White had a huge bucket, a blocked shot and a steal late in the second overtime as the San Antonio Spurs outlasted the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder 154-147 on Thursday. Even with Aldridge's performance and a record showing by the Spurs from beyond the arc (hitting their first 14 3-point attempts), Oklahoma City never wavered. The Thunder tied the game at 130 on a layup by Jerami Grant off a Russell Westbrook assist with 5.6 seconds to play in regulation.
This edition of Notable Numbers highlights Derrick White�s scoring surge, Luka Doncic�s historic start and Trae Young�s improved approach.
He's scored at least 53.4 Yahoo points in 12 straight games, so not only does he have a high ceiling, but he has one of the highest floors of any player at any position. Derrick White, SA at DET ($16): White has only averaged 23 minutes per game for the season, which hasn't left him with a ton of opportunities to be productive. However, the Spurs have been pleased with his play lately, which has allowed him to log at last 27 minutes in seven straight games.
Derrick White scored 19 points, LaMarcus Aldridge added 18 and the Spurs overcame a sluggish start to beat Memphis 108-88 on Saturday night, handing the Grizzlies their fifth straight loss. Popovich only offered a dismissive look when asked if he was worried about a letdown following the Spurs' 125-107 victory in Kawhi Leonard's return to San Antonio on Thursday. The frenzied environment that overwhelmed the Raptors was absent, but the Spurs energized themselves and the crowd.