San Antonio continues their preseason schedule tonight with another matchup against the Rockets. While the Spurs fell short to their intrastate rivals at home in a shorthanded showdown in round one, these rebuilding franchises should have their superstars and supporting cast at their disposal when things kick off at Frost Bank Center.
Victor Wembanyama injury status for Spurs at Rockets
After sitting out on Monday night, Victor Wembanyama will be back on the court for this rematch with the Rockets. San Antonio also rested Devin Vasell and Tre Jones in the previous contest against their divisional adversaries, but both young guards are off the injury report and available for their standard minutes and workload.
Spurs and Rockets complete injury report for October 18th
Rockets: Victor Oladipo (Game Time Decision - Knee), Tari Eason (Game Time Decision - Leg), Jalen Green (Game Time Decision - Toe)
San Antonio Spurs Upcoming Preseason Schedule
Gregg Popovich has often used the penultimate exhibition game to test out potential regular-season lineups and rotations. Spurs fans should have a better idea of which players will be starters, backups, and third-stringers on opening night after the final horn sounds in this tuneup.
• Spurs @ Warriors on Oct. 20th at 9:00 PM CT (NBA TV)
San Antonio will have one day off before hitting the trail to square off with the Golden State Warriors. Steve Kerr told reporters this clash will act as a "true dress rehearsal" for his squad, and we could be in for a treat if Victor Wembanyama and Steph Curry share the court on Friday.