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SAN ANTONIO - Kawhi Leonards return from a 15-game absence has the San Antonio Spurs feeling whole, and they showed it by taking apart the Portland Trail Blazers.Cheap NFL Jerseys China .Leonard scored 20 points in his return from a 15-game absence in the Spurs 110-96 victory over Portland on Friday night.It took me a while to get my legs under me, get some of the excitement out, Leonard said. I felt good tonight.After missing 17 games total due to a torn ligament in his right hand, Leonards presence gave the Spurs had the extra step and pep they needed to run the fluid ball movement that became a staple of their march to last seasons NBA title.I think that has a lot to do with a group, San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said. A team feeds off of each other and he has been an obvious important part of how we do things. Everything fits better together.The Spurs had 37 assists while shooting 42 for 94 from the field and 11 for 29 on 3-pointers. They outrebounded the Trail Blazers 49-32 and took 20 more shots in steamrolling a team that shot over 50 per cent for much of the game.Theyre the champs, Portland forward LaMarcus Aldridge said. They played better. They have guys that play with confidence and guys that make plays. Their guys did that tonight.Tony Parker scored 19 points and Patty Mills added 18 for San Antonio, which had six players score in double figures and had 34 assists. Tim Duncan had 11 points and 12 rebounds.Aldridge had 24 points and Damian Lillard added 23 for the Trail Blazers.It was the Blazers first game in San Antonio since beating the Spurs 129-119 in triple overtime on Dec. 19. Leonard missed that game, but he made up for lost time quickly.San Antonio looked like the team that won the championship, Portland coach Terry Stotts said. Obviously getting Leonard back and Patty Mills and Parker, none of those guys played last time we played them and all three of them made an impact on the game. Like I said, San Antonio looked like a pretty good team tonight.Leonard pleaded for the ball on the games opening possession, hitting the front rim on a 3-point attempt.It was one of the few times the NBA Finals MVP didnt fire up the crowd and his teammates with his energy.It was big, having another guy that can give us so many things, a steal here and there a rebound, easy buckets, said Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, who had 13 points and seven assists. It was huge for us. He did way better than we expected after being out. He made everybody else feel more confident.Leonard shot 8 for 18 from the field and was 3 for 4 on free throws.Leonard initially injured his right hand Dec. 9 against Utah, tearing a ligament while trying to brace his fall on a failed dunk attempt. He returned after sitting out two games, but damaged the ligament again against Portland on Dec. 15 in his second game back when a defender slapped his right hand.He showed no hesitancy Friday night, powering in a layup after Aldridge swiped forcibly at his right arm as the 6-foot-7 forward drove headfirst into the lane.He adds so much to us in a lot of different ways, Popovich said. In subtle ways and obvious ways. It is a fine performance for somebody who has sat out for the last 30 days.TIP-INSBlazers: Portland is 11-2 when Lillard has at least 25 points and five assists in a game. .... The Trail Blazers lead the series 78-77, including victories in three of their past five games in San Antonio.Spurs: Parker received a three-inch scratch on his lower neck while driving to the basket in the first quarter. No foul was called, even as Parker pointed to his neck. ... G Marco Belinelli (mild strain left groin) will be out 10 days to two weeks, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. ... San Antonio has used 23 different starting lineups, tied with the New York Knicks for most this season.SECOND TIME AROUNDSan Antonios projected starting lineup of Duncan, Parker, Leonard, Tiago Splitter and Danny Green played together for only the second time this season. They played as a unit for 8 minutes on Nov. 5 against Atlanta before Splitter exited after aggravating a calf injury.HISTORY MAKERSParker and Duncan moved past Robert Parish and Kevin McHale of the Boston Celtics for second in career wins by teammates. Parker and Duncan have won 657 games, which trails only the 906 victories by Utahs John Stockton and Karl Malone.UP NEXTBlazers: Visit Memphis on Saturday.Spurs: Host Utah on Sunday. NFL Jerseys Authentic China . The Impact recruited three new members to its management team: Marc Bourassa, Chief Revenue Officer; Hugues Léger, Chief Marketing Officer, and André Côté, Chief Strategic Officer. "We decided to add experience and depth to our administration," said Impact President Joey Saputo. Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping . Three days after getting routed 8-1 on home ice by the Calgary Flames, the Oilers welcome one of the top teams in the Western Conference tonight, the San Jose Sharks.After 13 seasons in the NHL, goaltender Mathieu Garon is calling it a career. The 36-year-old  announced his retirement on Friday after having played in Montreal, Los Angeles, Edmonton, Pittsburgh, Columbus and Tampa Bay. "For the past 13 years, I have been fortunate to earn my living playing hockey in the National Hockey League," Garon said in a statement released by CAA, his representation. "I wanted to take this opportunity to thank my teammates, coaches and, most importantly, the fans.  Every city I played in, the fans always welcommed my family and me with open arms. NFL Jerseys Outlet.   I will cherish the memories and friendships I made during my career.  Finally, I want to say a special thank you to my family, who have been incredibly supportive of me throughout my career.  Without them, I wouldnt have been able to live my dream." Garon, who played in Omsk of the KHL this past season season, was a second-round pick, 44th overall, by the Canadiens in the 1996 NHL draft. He went 144-131-3-28 over 341 NHL games. He also played for Canadas world junior team in 1998. Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '
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