The Spurs clinched a spot in the Western Conference Finals Thursday night, as they crushed the Rockets 114-75 in Houston to win their second round playoff series 4-2.

The result was a shocker not only because of the margin of victory, but also because the Spurs did it without their best player Kawhi Leonard who sat out the game with an injury.

When the news that Leonard would miss the game was announced a little over two hours before tipoff, almost everyone assumed that a Game 7 in San Antonio Sunday was inevitable. Here are some tweets…

About Fred Segal

Fred Segal, 35, grew up in the Miami, Florida area and currently lives in Coral Springs, Florida, with his wife and two children. He is currently an attorney practicing in West Palm Beach, Florida, at the law firm Broad and Cassel. Fred is a graduate of the University of Florida and is a rabid, borderline unhealthy, supporter of the Florida Gators.