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That doesn’t mean all that running wasn’t a little tiresome.
“Man, it was tiring,” Klay Thompson told reporters after scoring a game-high 27 points. “The Spurs, they are a little older, so they play a little more methodical. They try to beat us up in the half court and low block. This team is kind of like playing ourselves. It’s like, you make a bucket, you can’t relax. You have to sprint back, find a shooter and they are pushing the tempo. It’s a whole different ballgame.”
Saturday’s game was played at a pace of roughly 106 poss