Kyle Anderson

Leonard's 37 points lead Spurs by Grizzlies 96-82

The Spurs responded to another late-game meltdown as they have all season: relying on a little 3-point shooting and a whole lot of Kawhi Leonard.

They also got an assist from the officials, according to Memphis coach David Fizdale.

Leonard had a postseason career-high 37 points and added 11 rebounds, and San Antonio beat the Memphis Grizzlies 96-82 on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.

Game 3 is Thursday night in Memphis.

San Antonio led for all but 13 seconds in winning its 10th consecutive postseason game over Memphis.

"This team has character, besides the talent and the desire to win," Spurs center Pau Gasol said....

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