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The San Antonio Spurs (54-17) will continue their tough stretch of games with a visit from the Los Angeles Clippers (49-23) tonight in San Antonio. The Clippers currently hold the season series edge (2-1) with the Spurs winning the third meeting in Los Angeles.
San Antonio won their first game of the season series 116-90 at the Staples Center. Tony Parker led the Spurs with 31 points and seven assists while Matt Barnes had a team-high 18 points and six rebounds for the Clippers with Blake Griffin adding 17 points and eight rebounds in the loss.
The Spurs are coming off a narrow 100-99 win over the Nuggets in San Antonio. Tim Duncan paced the Spurs with 23 points, 14 rebounds, and five blocks.
The Clippers are coming off a 105-91 win over the Hornets in New Orleans. Griffin scored 19 points, while Chris Paul had 16 points, nine assists and four steals in the win.
And as the Spurs and Clippers get set for a Western Conference showdown, here are five things to watch for during the game:
• Spurs' Duncan is averaging 20.0 points, 11.6 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.91 blocks while shooting 53.0 percent from the field and 80.8 percent from the foul line during March.
• The Clippers have scored 100 or more points 43 times this season and are 34-9 in those games.
• The Clippers’ bench is fourth in the league in scoring at 39.8 points per game.
• The Clippers are 9-2 when Willie Green scores at least 10 points.
• The Clippers are 17-1 on the road when leading at halftime.
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HOUSTON It probably shouldn't come as a surprise that another Clipper is suffering from an injury.
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And Matt Barnes suffered a sprained left ankle in the fourth quarter, limped to the locker room and never returned.
Griffin's injury seemed to affect his play on Friday night at San...
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San Antonio Spurs' Aron Baynes is currently with the team's D-League affiliate Austin Toros and in last night's game versus the Tulsa 66ers, he made his presence felt.
In the third quarter of action, Baynes was running the fast break and caught a pass while heading to the rim. He then put 66ers' Rasual Butler on a poster.
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Tim Duncan had a season-high 34 points, including a game-winning three-point play with 2.2 seconds left, and the San Antonio Spurs outlasted the Los Angeles Clippers, 104-102, on Friday night.
Duncan also had 11 rebounds for San Antonio (55-17), which won its seventh straight at home. Tony Parker added 24 points and eight assists and Tiago Splitter had 14 points.
The Clippers announced Thursday that they’ve signed guard, Maalik Wayns, for the remainder of the season. Wayns has averaged 3.7 points and 2.3 assists (9.3 minutes) in three games with the team this season.
According to Los Angeles Clippers:
The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that they have signed guard Maalik Wayns for the remainder of the season.
36-year-old, Tim Duncan, added another spectacular performance to his impressive season Friday, scoring a season-high 34 points, pulling down 11 boards, and hitting the game-winning shot to lead the Spurs to a 104-102 home victory over the Clippers. The win increased San Antonio’s lead over the Thunder for first place in the Western Conference to 2.5 games.
The San Antonio Spurs pulled out a win last night against the Denver Nuggets with a late showing of defense on the last play.
It was a much needed win with the next few opponents coming up.
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"The schedule that...
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The San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers fought it out last night in San Antonio but in the end, the Spurs came out on top 104-102 to even the regular season series at two games a piece.
And carrying the Spurs to the win was none other than Tim Duncan who finished with an eye-opening stat line -- 34 points, 11 boards, 10-10 from free throw line, 12-19 from the floor, and...
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The Los Angeles Clippers are getting their second shot at becoming the first team in franchise history to reach 50 wins.
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