Knicks beat Spurs in Latvian duel

On Sunday the New York Knicks beat San Antonio Spurs with 94:90 in what was the first NBA game to date with two Latvian players on the court.

Porziņģis scored 16 points in 36:51 on the court, scoring three of five three-point shots, one of five two-pointers and all five free throws. 

Meanwhile Bertāns scored a three-pointer in 13:41 on court. 

Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and Derrick Rose scored 18 for the Knicks.

The Spurs' Kawhi Leonard was the game's lead scorer with 36 points.

 

Right now! #LatvianBasketballHistory

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The next duel between the two teams with Latvian players will take place on March 27 in San Antonio. 

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