VIDEO: Spurs lose to ALBA Berlin at the buzzer

In their first game since winning the 2014 NBA title, the San Antonio Spurs lost to ALBA Berlin by a final score of 94-93 on Wednesday. It ended in dramatic fashion, too:

Yep, that was a very un-Spurs-like turnover from Tim Duncan on an inbounds pass with a one-point lead and 5.1 seconds to go. ALBA's Reggie Redding came up with the steal and flipped the ball to Leon Radosevic, who found Jamel McLean for the game-winning runner. The crowd in Berlin went appropriately crazy.

San Antonio head coach Gregg Popovich wanted to make sure ALBA got the credit it deserved for the preseason victory:

McLean had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and the Spurs' Tony Parker had a game-high 28 points in 35 minutes. Tim Duncan and Boris Diaw played 30-plus minutes, as well, so it's not as if ALBA just beat San Antonio's reserves here. 

CBS Sports Writer

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