SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Spurs are still working to develop a comfort and chemistry with one another, but have already discovered they can count on DeMar DeRozan to come through late.
DeRozan had 30 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists and the Spurs rallied in the fourth quarter, overcoming 35 points and 11 rebounds from LeBron James to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 110-106 on Saturday night.
DeRozan had 14 points in the second half, including eight in the fourth quarter, for his second double-double in five games after failing to get any last season with Toronto.
“Whenever we’re down, it’s kind of natural to me to just try to be more aggressive,” DeRozan said. “Go out there, whether it’s to score or try to find guys and just try to get us going.”
San Antonio fed off the energy, rebounding from a 20-point loss against Indiana as Gregg Popovich…