5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Rockets

The San Antonio Spurs (22-6) will host the Houston Rockets (18-11) tonight on Christmas Day at the AT&T Center.

The Spurs are coming off a 112-99 win over the Raptors. Tony Parker scored a game-high 26 points and handed out 8 assists while Manu Ginobili finished with 18 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists.

The Rockets are coming off a 104-111 loss to the Mavericks. James Harden finished with 34 points in the loss.

And as the Spurs look to dampen the Rockets holiday spirit, here are five things to watch for in tonight's game:

• The Rockets have played on Christmas Day a total of seven times with a record of 3-4.
 
• The Rockets are 9-3 in games when the team shoots 50 percent or better from the field this season.
 
• Houston is 13-4 all-time when Patrick Beverley scores in double figures.
 
• San Antonio is 9-4 when Marco Belinelli connects on at least two three-pointers.
 
• The Spurs are 3-0 at home when Danny Green scores in double figures.
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