Tony opened up the scoring for San Antonio in the second half with a flashback layup, remaining the most aggressive Spur at this point, even with only 8 points.
The former has written his own headlines this season having grabbed 38 triple-doubles for the campaign coupled with a league-leading 31.8 points per game.
The Spurs, who trailed by as many as 21 points in the third quarter, rallied for a 100-95 victory in Oklahoma City.
Though, Spurs lost their last game against to the Warriors on Wednesday night after consecutive wins. When they finally wrestled the lead, Kiwi centre Steven Adams looked to have scored the vital bucket for the Thunder, putting them back ahead.
In response, Westbrook drove to the hoop, but Aldridge blocked his shot. It'll be interesting to see if Westbrook is able to reach the historic mark with eight games left in the regular season. He needs two more to tie Oscar Robertson's single-season record of 41 set during the 1961-62 season.
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook edged closer to National Basketball Association (NBA) history with his 39th triple-double of the season on Friday, but it was not enough to hold off the San Antonio Spurs. We didn't play good for 30 minutes of the game, but we bounced back. "Sometimes you don't win the game".
Leonard will be helped on his way on the front-court thanks to experienced Pau Gasol and power forward LaMarcus Aldridge.
Kawhi Leonard scored 20 of his team-high 28 points in the second half and pulled down 10 rebounds to fuel the Spurs' comeback.
With 4:28 left in the fourth quarter the Spurs' Patty Mills drained a 3-pointer to tie the game at 85-85. We've got your way to watch all of the action via live stream when the game tips off at 8pm EST on March 31.
Unencumbered, in a total turnabout, San Antonio outscored OKC 52-26 with 18 minutes to play. Meanwhile, the Thunder are 20-6-1 ATS in their last 27 home games, 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games following a win and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
Russell Westbrook is now averaging a triple-double for the season.
Rudy Gobert had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Gordon Hayward scored 19 points and the Utah Jazz beat the Washington Wizards 95-88.
The Thunder's next match is against the Charlotte Hornets on Monday (NZT).
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