San Antonio Spurs beat Houston Rockets 131-106 in Zach Collins’ long-waited return game late Friday.

Collins scored 10 points in his debut game after a nearly two-year absence due to injuries.

Keldon Johnson dropped 28 points while Dejounte Murray finished with 19 points, 11 assists, seven rebounds and four steals for the Spurs.

Jakob Poeltl also recorded a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds.

For the Rockets, Josh Christopher finished with 23 points for Houston and Alperen Sengun came off the bench to add 18.

Christian Wood played with 13 points and 11 rebounds as Jalen Green scored 12 points.

With five losses in the last six games, the Rockets sit at the bottom of the Western Conference standings with 15 wins and 37 losses.

The Spurs are placed 12th with 20 wins and 34 losses.

Spurs’ coach Gregg Popovich became the first head coach in NBA history to reach 1,500 wins across the regular season and postseason.


Charlotte Hornets – Cleveland Cavaliers: 101-102

Indiana Pacers – Chicago Bulls: 115-122

Detroit Pistons – Boston Celtics: 93-102

Toronto Raptors – Atlanta Hawks: 125-114

San Antonio Spurs – Houston Rockets: 131-106

Denver Nuggets – New Orleans Pelicans: 105-113

Utah Jazz – Brooklyn Nets: 125-102

Dallas Mavericks – Philadelphia 76ers: 107-98

Portland Trail Blazers – Oklahoma City Thunder: 93-96

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