5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Clippers

The San Antonio Spurs (19-4) will look to extend their winning streak as they visit the Clippers (16-9) in Los Angeles.

The Spurs are coming off a 100-84 win over the Jazz. Tim Duncan recorded his fourth double-double in the last six contests with game-highs of 22 points and 12 rebounds.

The Clippers are coming off a 113-97 win over the Wizards. Chris Paul led the Clippers with 38 points in the win.

And as the Spurs look to send a message to their Western Conference rival (and greet former Spur Stephen Jackson who is now a Clipper), here are five things to watch for in tonight's contest:

• The Clippers score 103.7 points per game, with four players averaging 14.0 or more.

• The Spurs, who score 103.3 points per game, have only one player – Parker – who averages more than 14.0.

• The Clippers are 9-1 when Jared Dudley goes for double-digit points.

• The Clippers are 9-1 this season when Paul scores at least 20 points.

• The Clippers are 9-2 this season when grabbing more rebounds than their opponent.

5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Clippers

The San Antonio Spurs (4-0) will look to make it five games in a row tonight as they will face the Los Angeles Clippers (2-2) in Los Angeles. San Antonio is coming off a 101-79 win over the Pacers led by Gary Neal's 17 points off the bench. Los Angeles is coming off a 101-108 loss to Cleveland. This will be the first time the two team meet since last season's playoff series where the Spurs swept the Clippers in four games in the Western Conference Semifinals.

And as the Spurs and Clippers get set to face each other tonight, here are five things to watch for during the game:

• The Clippers have been out-rebounded all four games this season. They are averaging 36.8 rebounds a game good for 28th in the league.

• Jamal Crawford is on fire early this season. Crawford has totaled 96 points off the bench for LA in the first four games of the new season.

• Chris Paul had his third straight double-double this season (points and assists) on Nov. 3.

• Should Manu Ginobili play tonight, he will move into fifth place on the Spurs' all-time games played list passing Sean Elliott.

• Tim Duncan is leading the team in scoring, rebounding and blocks this season. He also ranks eighth in rebounds and eighth in blocks in the NBA.

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