Friday night's ESPN NBA doubleheader featured Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder battling Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs as the first of two matchups. The two NBA playoff teams competed in a game held at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City with Westbrook achieving yet another triple-double inching him closer to the all-time record. However, Kawhi Leonard showed why he belongs in the MVP discussion this season. Here's a look at what went down in the Spurs vs. Thunder NBA game that San Antonio won on Friday night.

San Antonio vs. Oklahoma City recap

A 100-95 comeback win was the story of the night for San Antonio.

The Spurs trailed 54-41 at the half but kept with the Thunder down the stretch. In the final moments, a Thunder turnover coupled by big plays from the Spurs sealed the deal. The biggest of those plays was a missed Westbrook shot which led to Kawhi Leonard getting a fast break under 10 seconds. OKC made the foul but unfortunately, they were unable to stop Leonard from getting the and one score. With a four-point lead and five seconds to go, the Spurs grabbed the huge road win.

For the Thunder, Russell Westbrook recorded his 39th triple-double for the season. He's now just two triple-doubles away from the all-time single-season record set by Oscar Robertson. Westbrook's final stat line included 32 points, 15 rebounds, and 12 assists, but unfortunately not the win for his team.

Shooting guard Victor Oladipo finished with 16 points, while Steven Adams added 14 points and hauled in seven boards.

Leonard finished with 27 points on 10-for-22 shooting along with eight rebounds. His teammate LaMarcus Aldridge grabbed 10 rebounds and had three blocks to go with 14 points. Pau Gasol and Patty Mills gave key bench contributions with 17 and 10 points, respectively.

NBA standings & what's next

The loss was big as it hit the Oklahoma City Thunder's chances of grabbing homecourt advantage in the West. The team now sits at 43-32 which has them in sixth place in the standings. Next up on the Thunder schedule will be a home game at 3 p.m. Eastern Time on Sunday against the Charlotte Hornets.

The Spurs continue to hold the No. 2 spot in the West playoff picture with a record of 58-17. Next up, San Antonio has a nationally-televised home game against the Utah Jazz on Sunday starting at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time on ABC.

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