Bucks also have a tough schedule: Heat, Pacers, Warriors, Hawks, Bulls, Celtics, Magic, Cavs are next eight opponents for Bucks.
And Pop did try to spin it, noting that the Hawks were probably hung over from long road trip and trying to fit Korver back into lineup.
Congrats to former Hawks and Gators coach Lon Kruger for taking a fourth school to the Sweet 16!
SA defense held ATL below 100 points (13 in 1Q, 24 in 3Q). ATL shot 48% with 25 dimes, but 19 turnovers. Hawks have 6th best OFF in league
Spurs improve to 44-25 with a 114-95 victory over the Hawks. Splitter (season high 23 points) is 1 of 6 SA players to score double-figures
Elevator play for Green out of the timeout. Hawks contested fairly well, but Green used pump to get open.
Teague/Schroder backcourt for the Hawks
Even Cojo is having trouble containing the Schroder. Hawks cut Spurs' lead down to 15 with 8:24 left. ATL 11-8 4th quarter lead early.
3Q: Spurs 83, Hawks 65. Kawhi 17 points, 10 rebounds, 7 assists, 4 steals. Splitter season high 21 points, 8 boards. Both teams 24 3Q points
Spurs 83, Hawks 65 after three quarters.
Hawks have cut Spurs' 26 point lead down to 14 after the Antic and-one.
Hawks aren't dead yet. Spurs lead down to 17 and the crowd is back in it.
Hawks cut Spurs' 25 point lead down to 20, still 19:29 minutes left in this game. Millsap & Tiago each have 19 points.
Hawks cut lead to 20 and Pop calls time. Going to protect this one with his life. Spurs have played way, way too well to blow it.
Mike Bud gets run. That's about how it's going for Hawks today.
To me, the spirit of the team starts at the point guard position. When Teague is uselss, so are the Hawks.
25 points now, and Austin Daye looks at his own team wistfully as the Hawks call timeout to staunch the bleeding.
Spurs go back up 20 after Horford commits the Hawks' 14th turnover of the game.
Hawks with 11 assists and 13 turnovers in the first half. That isn't going to get it done
HALFTIME STAT: Kawhi Leonard: Three stolen Hawks' spirits. The Ted Turner banner, too.
Spurs shot 58% in first half with 15 assists on 22 makes and 7 turnovers. Hawks shot 46% with 11 assists on 16 makes, but 13 TOs.