Belinelli with the 3 and Spurs have a double-digit lead for (I think) their 14th consecutive game. Up 49-37 midway through 2Q.
Belinelli with his second corner 3 in three possessions, also playing some really solid defense (no, really). Not a bad birfday so far.
Can't forget Belinelli, who has 13 for all of SA's bench scoring.
Half: Spurs 59, Hawks 41. SA takes 2Q 33-28. Kawhi/Splitter/Belinelli with as many points as ATL, 41.
Splitter/Belinelli have combined for 24 of Spurs' 50 points on just 10 shots.
Belinelli now with 13 points off the bench. He's shooting 2/3 from distance in this half.
Between the 30 footer from Belinelli and that wacky toss by Splitter that went in, I am nauseous.
Marco Belinelli 1.0 pump fake into mid-range jumper per game thing just happened.
Belinelli dribbles smoothly into a pull-up jumper, he's got 10 points in five 2nd-quarter minutes.
Two Italian National team players on the floor right now - Marco Belinelli and Gigi Datome.
Kidd pulls Bayless after really dumb flagrant foul in Belinelli
Bayless and Belinelli jawing, Bayless needs to be restrained by Ennis. Even Kidd and Popovich walk onto the floor.
Popovich might want to get Belinelli back on the floor
Like so many Italians before him, Marco Belinelli finds his fortune in NYC.
Is it possible Marco Belinelli is the clutchest clutch shooter on the Spurs? A small sample size says yes
Pop restores order, calling a play for Belinelli to hit a jumper to push Spurs up 96-94 with 20.5 secs left. Fish's turn...
Belinelli drills wing 3. Spurs by 3 w/ 20.5 seconds left.
Maybe the worst pass of Marco Belinelli's career right there...
1Q: Spurs 29, Wolves 23. SA shoots 57%, MIN 50%. Parker/Belinelli 16 points combined. SA 16-6 edge in paint.
Spurs shooting 66.7 percent after Belinelli's straight-away 3. They lead 15-10, 6:10 left in 1st Q.
Shouldnt take that many guys to stop Kawhi in break & worst part was even if someone had closed to Green in time, Belinelli was wide TF open
The Raptors know they're allowed to cover Marco Belinelli when he cuts, right?
Spurs are also shooting 6-for-9 from three. Green and Belinelli are a perfect 6-for-6. Raps have hit 1 of 6 tries.
DeRozan draws foul on Green, Pop subs in Belinelli. DeMar draws foul on Marco, Pop subs him out. DeMar scores on Diaw, Pop angrily calls TO
1:07 into the game, Pop made TWO changes. Green started...burned by DD, sit down. Belinelli comes in. Burned by DD, sit down. Joseph in.
Bench already up to 20 points in less than 16 minutes. Mill 8; Manu 5; Belinelli 3.
Spurs on a little run here to start 2Q, have opened up 14-point lead on Belinelli's trey.
Bobo drive and kicks are the best drive and kicks. Hits Belinelli for the 3, and the Spurs are up 32-22, shooting 81.3 pct.