Spurs stumble late to the Bulls in Summer League Action
Dec 17, 2020; Houston, TX, USA; Tre Jones #33 of the San Antonio Spurs controls the ball during the fourth quarter of a game against the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center on December 17, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Mandatory Credit: Carmen Mandato/Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports
SUMMER LEAGUE POSTGAME RECAP

SAN ANTONIO SPURS (0-2) vs. CHICAGO BULLS (1-1)

AUGUST 10, 2021 • COX PAVILION

SPURS 89, BULLS 92

TEAM 1 2 3 4 SCORE POINTS REBOUNDS ASSISTS
SPURS 26 26 17 20 89 Tre Jones – 23 Nate Renfro – 8 Malik Newman – 4
BULLS 14 23 29 26 92 Patrick Williams – 30 Patrick Williams – 7 Devon Dotson – 5

LAS VEGAS (Aug. 10, 2021) – Spurs guard Tre Jones scored 23 points, but San Antonio lost guard Devin Vassell in the second quarter for the rest of the game and Chicago outscored the Silver and Black 55-37 in the second half to claim a 92-89 win.

San Antonio guard Jaylen Morris started the game for the Spurs with 10 points in the first quarter to put the team up 26-14 at the end of the first quarter. A back-and-forth second quarter made the score 52-37 at halftime, then Chicago opened the second half on a 13-2 run and cut the lead to San Antonio lead to 69-66 at the end of the third quarter. The Bulls led by nine points with 3:32 remaining before Malik Newman hit from long range for three of his 19 points to get the Spurs within one with just over a minute left. Bulls sophomore forward Patrick Williams then scored back-to-back buckets to reach his game-high 30 points to finish the game for Chicago.

NEXT UP

 

The Spurs will meet the Charlotte Hornets in their third game of the MGM Resorts Summer League in Las Vegas on Thursday, Aug. 12, at 2 p.m. CDT. The game can be viewed on ESPNU.