In check for most of the match (6 points to 1 out of 9 at the end of the 3rd quarter), Victor Wembanyama found a little success during the last period to finish with 14 points (9 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 against), without however preventing the defeat of his own.
The Spurs had already lost to Indiana on Monday (152-111) after losing in overtime on Sunday against Toronto (123-116), and now have a record of 3 wins and 5 losses.
“It's a chance to play in such a stadium (Madison Square Garden in New York), but we got off to a bad start collectively, we're young, the youngest team in the league, we're learning. Like everyone else, we will experience series of defeats, the most important thing is to know how to bounce back. We will get there soon, it will go through defeats and difficulties,” commented the Frenchman.
“At least we bring energy. But we have good defensive potential, we saw it particularly in Phoenix.
San Antonio hosts Rudy Gobert's Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday then Miami on Sunday.