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Spurs remain unbeaten on the road

Aldridge fires 24 points against Wizards

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Washington: LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points as the San Antonio Spurs kept their undefeated record on the road intact by beating the Washington Wizards 112-100 on Saturday.

San Antonio also played on Friday night but the back-to-back NBA games didn’t faze them as they improved to 10-0 on the road and won their eighth straight overall.

Asked for what has impressed him most during the winning streak, San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said: “The fact that a lot of the new guys have caught on so quickly.”

Tony Parker had 20 points and Kawhi Leonard scored 19 for the Spurs (14-3), who shot 53.3 per cent from the field before a crowd of 17,066 at Verizon Center arena.

SPORT PICTURE OF THE DAY: October 23, 2017

Race winner Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates on the podium during the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas.