NBA: tenth consecutive defeat for the Spurs despite a good performance from Wembanyama

Victor Wembanyama's San Antonio Spurs suffered a 10th consecutive defeat by losing at home to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, November 22 in the NBA, with coach Gregg Popovich showing himself annoyed by the lack of fair play from his supporters during the part

NBA: tenth consecutive defeat for the Spurs despite a good performance from Wembanyama

Victor Wembanyama's San Antonio Spurs suffered a 10th consecutive defeat by losing at home to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, November 22 in the NBA, with coach Gregg Popovich showing himself annoyed by the lack of fair play from his supporters during the part.

Already corrected by the Clippers on Monday at home (124-99), the Spurs lost again on Wednesday, and continue to worsen their record (3 wins - 12 losses) which earns them last place in the Western Conference.

The Texan franchise has not won a single match since November 3, twenty days of drought where the young team is struggling to show significant progress in the game. If not perhaps in defense, it which has not conceded only 109 points this Wednesday while it had never conceded less than 110 points.

More prominent than Monday, French prodigy Victor Wembanyama compiled 22 points, 15 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 blocks, notably highlighting a few dunks.

Popovich annoyed by his supporters

The game, with uneven intensity, was marked by an extremely rare match event: the intervention during the second quarter of the historic coach of the San Antonio Spurs Gregg Popovich at the stadium microphone to ask his own supporters to stop whistling the Clippers.

Spurs fans are particularly hostile towards their former player Kawhi Leonard, NBA champion with San Antonio in 2014, who requested and obtained his departure from Texas in 2018.

“Can we stop whistling and let these guys play? It’s not classy, ​​it’s not who we are,” asked Popovich, annoyed, before a free throw from Leonard, the match’s top scorer (26 points). Without much effect, since the crowd whistled Leonard more loudly for the rest of the match. San Antonio travels to San Francisco to face the Golden State Warriors on Friday.

For the first time this season, James Harden's Clippers (16 points, 9 assists) have won three consecutive games.