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Here’s Why The Warriors Got Blown Out By The Spurs Last Night

Kevin Durant and the Warriors got beat up by the Spurs last night and one glaring statistic shows why.

The Kevin Durant era in Golden State got off to a terrible start as the Warriors fell to the Spurs 129-100 on Tuesday night.

As to why Golden State got embarrassed in their season opener, well, there is one statistic that speaks for itself. The Spurs out rebounded Golden State 64-41 in total and grabbed 21 offensive boards compared to just eight from Golden State.

It's tough to beat any team, especially a very quality team like the Spurs, when you get out rebounded that badly.

LaMarcus Aldridge was the problem maker for Golden State as he alone grabbed eight offensive boards in 35 minutes played. He led the game with 14 total rebounds on the night.

The Spurs also shot lights out from three-point land going 12-for-24 beyond the arc while the Warriors went just 7-for-33 behind the three-point line.

Durant went 11-for-18 from the field finishing his Warriors debut with 27 points, 10 rebounds and four assists. Kawhi Leonard led all scorers with 35 points on the night.