9:18 AM EST, Mon February 27, 2017
Boston Herald

Spurs top Pacers for NBA-record 20th straight winning season

INDIANAPOLIS — Kawhi Leonard scored 32 points and the San Antonio Spurs clinched their NBA-record 20th consecutive winning season with a 110-106 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.LaMarcus Aldridge scored 10 of his 19 points during the final 6 1/2 minutes as the Spurs improved to 42-13 in the season following Tim Duncan's retirement. They have had a winning record every season since 1997-98, when Duncan was a rookie, and broke a tie with the Utah Jazz, who had 19 straight winning seasons from 1985-2004.Paul George scored 27 points and Myles Turner had 22 for the Pacers, who...

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Spurs' Aldridge to miss 76ers game with sore knee

SAN ANTONIO — Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge will not play against the Philadelphia 76ers because of a sore right knee.San Antonio is already without Pau Gasol, its starting center, who underwent surgery Jan. 20 to repair a broken left ring finger. Gasol broke his fourth metacarpal Jan. 19 while warming up before the Spurs home game against Denver. The 7-footer was expected to miss four to six weeks due to the injury.San Antonio has used a rotation of Dewayne Dedmon, David Lee and Davis Bertans to start in Gasols place.Aldridge has missed three games this season, including two for...