The Spurs doubled their halftime lead to 14 points after three quarters. Duncan scored seven in the third quarter, and Leonard turned two steals into fast-break dunks that inspired the home crowd.

Then it became a rout, and the Blazers were eliminated after a successful season. Regarded as a marginal playoff contender before the season, they were the fifth seeded team in the West.

"We got a taste of the playoffs, a taste of success," Stotts said. "That's something we can build on."

NOTES: Portland G Mo Williams missed his third straight game with a groin strain. Williams was the Trail Blazers' top backcourt reserve, averaging 9.7 points a game. ... Spurs F/C Tim Duncan played in his 223rd playoff games. He ranks fourth in league history in playoff appearances after passing Los Angeles Lakers G Kobe Bryant last week. The three who rank ahead of Duncan also played most, or part, of their careers with the Lakers -- Oklahoma City Thunder G Derek Fisher (252), retired F Robert Horry (244) and former C Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (237). ... Duncan, 38, averaged only 29 minutes a game during the regular season. He is averaging 34 minutes in the playoffs. ... The Trail Blazers were slow starters in the playoffs. They outscored their opponents in the first quarter in only two of 11 games.