Kawhi Leonard had 29 points, LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 10 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs won their 31st straight at home to open the season by upending the short-handed Chicago Bulls, 109-101, on Thursday night.
The Spurs have won 40 straight at home going back to last season. San Antonio is off to its best start after 65 games at 55-10.
Despite playing without injured Jimmy Butler, Joakim Noah and Cameron Bairstow, Chicago remained within six points in the opening six minutes of the fourth quarter, but was unable to draw any closer as the Spurs continued to get second attempts.
After Chicago forced Aldridge to miss a...