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The San Antonio Spurs (20-5) will visit the Golden State Warriors (14-15) tonight in Oakland but will still be without guard Tony Parker who is nursing a bruised shin. The Spurs are coming off a 108-101 win over the Suns. Manu Ginobili scored 11 of his season-high 24 points in the final four-plus minutes. The Warriors are coming off a 104-93 win over the Pelicans. Stephen Curry led the way with 28 points and 12 assists. This will be the second meeting between the teams with the Spurs winning 76-74 in the first matchup. And as the Spurs and Warriors get set to rumble, here are five things to watch for during tonight's contest: The Warriors are just 5-10 when Klay Thompson is held to 21 points or fewer. The Spurs are 12-1 when Ginobili dishes out at least five assists. The Spurs are 18-2 in the last 20 regular-season matchups, those two defeats came in their last two visits to Golden State. The Spurs are 7-0 on the road when they outrebound their opponent. The Spurs are 8-0 on the road when leading after three quarters.
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