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San Antonio Spurs at Los Angeles Clippers Game Thread

By Jay Desai

The San Antonio Spurs start their four game road trip through the Pacific Division tonight with a game in Los Angeles against the Clippers. The Spurs will be looking to end their two game losing streak tonight.

The game tip-off is scheduled for 7:38 p.m. FoxSportsSouthwest and NBA TV will  have the television coverage while WOAI 1200 AM will have the coverage on the radio.

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Game Notes from San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers Media Notes

Starting Lineups

San Antonio Spurs

PG. . PG. San Antonio Spurs. TONY PARKER

DANNY GREEN. SG. . SG. San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs. KAWHI LEONARD. SF. . SF

. PF. San Antonio Spurs. TIM DUNCAN. PF

C. . C. San Antonio Spurs. MATT BONNER

Los Angeles Clippers

PG. . PG. Los Angeles Clippers. CHRIS PAUL

. SG. Los Angeles Clippers. J.J. REDICK. SG

San Antonio Spurs. JAMAL CRAWFORD. SF. . SF

BLAKE GRIFFIN. PF. . PF. Los Angeles Clippers

C. . C. Los Angeles Clippers. DEANDRE JORDAN

Quick Hits

San Antonio Spurs

The Spurs “big three” of Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, and Tony Parker can pick up their 500th win together with a victory tonight. Their current 499 wins is second all-time in NBA history and is the highest active win total by a trio.

San Antonio will be looking to return back to .500 with a win tonight. The club’s current record is 2-3, last in the Southwest Division.

Tim Duncan is 14 double-doubles away from tying Karl Malone at fifth all-time in career double-doubles. The Big Fundamental picked up his 800th career double-double in the loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.

Los Angeles Clippers

Chris Paul is tied for leading the league in double-doubles this season with five.

Jamal Crawford needs 10 threes tonight to pass Dale Ellis and claim the number 10 spot on career three-pointers made.

The Clippers have sold out 146 consecutive games, the sixth longest active streak in the league.

Team Connections

Clippers head coach Doc Rivers played two seasons with the Spurs from 1994-96, averaging 4.5 points, 2.1 assists and 1.8 rebounds in 15.75 minutes over 138 total games … Tony Parker became the youngest player to ever appear in a game for the Spurs when he suited up on 10/30/01 vs. the Clippers … the 19-year-old Frenchman had 9 points and 3 assists in his NBA debut … with a 93-84 Spurs win on 3/13/07, the Clippers became the first NBA team San Antonio recorded 100 victories against … the Spurs scored 163 points vs. the Clippers on 11/8/78, the most points ever scored by the Spurs in regulation in an NBA game … the Spurs defeated the San Diego Clippers that night 163-125 … David Robinson became the fourth player in NBA history to eclipse the 70-point mark with 71 points at Los Angeles on 4/24/94 … Spurs forward Tim Duncan and Clippers guard Chris Paul both attended Wake Forest … Clippers forward Hedo Turkoglu spent the 2003-04 season with the Spurs, averaging 9.2 points and 4.5 rebounds in 80 games.

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