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Spurs earn second-best home start in NBA history with 118-110 win over Trail Blazers

Spurs earn second-best home start in NBA history with 118-110 win over Trail Blazers

Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge each had 22 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Portland Trail Blazers, 118-110, Thursday night to secure the second-best home start to a season in league history.

The Spurs have won 34 straight at home to open the season and trail only the 37 wins by the Chicago Bulls during their historic 72-victory season in 1995-96. The Orlando Magic won 33 straight to open the season that same season.

A dominant third quarter enabled San Antonio to sit its starters for much of the fourth quarter in advance of Saturday's showdown with Golden State. The Warriors and the Spurs have both clinched playoff berths and...

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