San Antonio faces Brooklyn on home losing streak

Sun, Mar 17, 2024
NBA News (AP)

San Antonio faces Brooklyn on home losing streak

Brooklyn Nets (26-41, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (14-53, 15th in the Western Conference)

San Antonio; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Spurs -1; over/under is 220.5

BOTTOM LINE: San Antonio plays Brooklyn looking to stop its three-game home skid.

The Spurs are 7-24 in home games. San Antonio leads the Western Conference with 29.7 assists per game led by Tre Jones averaging 6.1.

The Nets are 10-23 on the road. Brooklyn is 12-29 against opponents with a winning record.

The Spurs' 12.6 made 3-pointers per game this season are only 0.4 fewer made shots on average than the 13.0 per game the Nets allow. The Nets average 13.7 made 3-pointers per game this season, 0.7 more makes per game than the Spurs allow.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The Nets won the last matchup 123-103 on Feb. 10. Cameron Thomas scored 25 points to help lead the Nets to the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Victor Wembanyama is averaging 20.6 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 3.4 blocks for the Spurs. Devin Vassell is averaging 18.5 points and 4.6 assists over the past 10 games.

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Mikal Bridges is averaging 20.7 points and 3.7 assists for the Nets. Dennis Schroder is averaging 2.7 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Spurs: 3-7, averaging 112.8 points, 44.9 rebounds, 31.1 assists, 6.5 steals and 7.3 blocks per game while shooting 48.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.5 points per game.

Nets: 4-6, averaging 107.0 points, 38.6 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 7.4 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 46.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.4 points.

INJURIES: Spurs: Cedi Osman: day to day (ankle), Charles Bassey: out for season (knee).

Nets: Dariq Whitehead: out for season (shin), Ben Simmons: out for season (back).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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