Anthony Tolliver

Kawhi Leonard helps Spurs tie for best record

Kawhi Leonard helps Spurs tie for best record

Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points in his return from a concussion and the host San Antonio Spurs tied Golden State for the NBA’s best record with a 107-99 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.

San Antonio made a season-high 16 three-point baskets in its 19th consecutive home victory over Atlanta. The Spurs and Warriors are 52-14 with 16 games remaining, including the final regular-season matchup between them March 29.

Point guard Dennis Schroder had 22 points and 10 assists, but the Hawks had their winning streak ended at three games.

Leonard made five consecutive shots, including a step-back, fadeway jumper at the close of the first quarter, after missing his...

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