Originally written on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 5/8/13
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The San Antonio Spurs (5-0) will look to defend homecourt against the Golden State Warriors (4-3) tonight at the AT&T Center for Game 2 of their Western Conference Semifinal series. The Spurs are coming off a thrilling double-overtime comeback 129-127 win in Game 1. Tony Parker finished with 28 points to lead the Spurs while Manu Ginobili nailed he game-winning three-pointer to wrap up the Game 1 win. Warriors' Stephen Curry finished with 44 points to lead Golden State.  Momentum is on the Spurs side while the Warriors'' mental focus will be in the spotlight tonight. And as the Spurs look to give the Warriors their 31st loss in a row in San Antonio, here are five things to watch for during tonight's contest: • The Spurs became just the second team in the playoffs to shoot 50 percent-or-better from the field and three-point territory in the same game, as the Spurs shot 51.2 percent from the floor and 50.0 percent from beyond the arc vs. Lakers in the first round. • In the third quarter, Warriors' Stephen Curry is averaging 12.3 points on 69.6 percent from the floor and 65.4 percent from three-point line. • Tony Parker scored 28 points vs. Golden State in Game 1 which marked his 73rd career postseason game to score 20-or-more points. • Warriors' Curry Ranked third in the league in three-point percentage (.453) and tied for second in free throw percentage (.900) during the regular season. • Spurs' Manu Ginobili has recorded 18-or-more points off the bench 27 times in the playoffs. The Spurs are 22-5 in those games.
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