Kyle Anderson and Shannon Scott led the way as the San Antonio Spurs knocked off the Milwaukee Bucks 89-74 on Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Anderson totaled a game-high 22 points on the strength of a 10-for-11 shooting performance from the free-throw line to go along with five rebounds and two assists. Scott contributed eight points on 2-for-2 shooting from beyond the arc with seven rebounds, seven assists and five steals.
Jarrell Eddie and Jonathan Simmons also had good showings in the win. Eddie finished with 15 points on 5-for-8 shooting from 3-point land while Simmons added 13 points on 5-for-9 shooting from the floor to go along with six assists, four rebounds and three steals.
The Bucks had a very balanced offensive attack in the loss with Jorge Gutierrez and Michael Eric leading the way. Gutierrez had 11 points on 4-for-7 shooting from the floor to go along with four steals, three assists and three rebounds while Eric totaled 10 points, nine rebounds and four blocked shots.
Rashad Vaughn and Cameron Clark had solid outings for Milwaukee as well. Vaughn added 11 points, four assists and three rebounds while Clark chipped in with 11 points on 50 percent shooting. He added six rebounds, including four on the offensive end.
Sean Kilpatrick also reached double figures with 11 points on 3-for-5 shooting from 3-point range with three steals, three rebounds and two assists.
Brandon Davies was in the starting lineup for coach Becky Hammon in his second game in a San Antonio uniform. Davies did a solid job on the glass, but once again struggled with fouls and turnovers. He finished with two points on 1-for-3 shooting from the floor to go along with six rebounds. He also had five turnovers and four fouls in 20:18. On the positive side, he was a game-high +18 during his time on the floor.
His only basket on the game came early in the fourth quarter on an assist from Simmons to put the Spurs up 71-56.
Up next for Davies and the Spurs is a matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday.