San Antonio Spurs at Golden State Warriors: Prediction, Key Players, Injuries

By George Middleton
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The San Antonio Spurs take on the Golden State Warriors on Friday night at Oracle Arena.

The game is scheduled for 9:30 p.m. CT and will be televised on ESPN. The game can also be heard on the radio on WOAI 1200 AM.

This is the second matchup out of three between the two teams. The Spurs won the first matchup 113-100 on November 11. Tony Parker finished with 28 points and 7 assists.

How will the Spurs fare against the Warriors? We take a look at recent history, injuries, and key players to predict the outcome of the game!

Recent Games

San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs are 34-20 overall and 14-12 on the road. The Spurs are coming off a 119-115 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers last night. Tim Duncan led the Spurs with 30 points and 11 rebounds in the loss.

Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are 42-9 overall and 23-2 at home. The Warriors are coming off 94-91 win against the Minnesota Timberwolves on February 11. Stephen Curry led the Warriors with 25 points and 8 assists.

Injuries

San Antonio Spurs

No significant injures.

Golden State Warriors

No significant injuries.

Players to Watch For Golden State Warriors

Stephen Curry- Stephen Curry is a prime candidate for the MVP award this season. Curry is averaging 23.6 points, 7.9 assists and 4.7 rebounds. He is the leagues best shooter and is a terrific playmaker. Curry only finished with 16 points in the first meeting, so expect a terrific game from the baby-faced killer.

Klay Thompson– Klay Thompson is definitely a top three shooter in the league. He is also an incredible defender. Thompson is averaging 22.1 points and 3.4 rebounds.

Draymond Green– Draymond Green can do it all. Whether it’s rebound, shoot the three, or defend multiple positions. He is averaging 11.1 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3.6 assists.

Prediction

41. 95. 29. . 106

As easy as it is to predict that this will be a hard fought game, it won’t be. The Warriors will take advantage of a worn out Spurs team that lost to the Clippers last night. The “Splash Brothers” will combine for 55 points and hit about 8 triples.

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