5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Warriors

The San Antonio Spurs (4-1) will host the Golden State Warriors (4-1) tonight at the AT&T Center.

The Spurs are coming off a 99-96 win over the Suns in San Antonio. The Spurs were led by Tony Parker's 20 points while Danny Green had a season-high 19 points. Green also blocked a career-high 4 shots. Tim Duncan added 17 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in the win.

The Warriors are coming off a 106-93 win over Minnesota. Andre Iguodala had 20 points and 6 assists to lead the Warriors to the win. Stephen Curry is questionable for tonight's game due to left ankle bone bruise.

And as the Spurs look to remain unbeaten in San Antonio, here are five things to watch for in tonight's contest:

• The Warriors have held opposing teams to below 40 percent from the field (.378), as they’ve done in all four wins this season.

• The Warriors have lost 29 consecutive regular season games to the Spurs in San Antonio.

• Golden State has led by at least 18 points in all four victories this season.

• Through four games this season, Spurs' Tiago Splitter is averaging 8.2 points and 8.2 rebounds.

• In three games against Golden State last season, Tim Duncan averaged 22.7 points, 12.0 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 3.7 blocks.

5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Warriors

The San Antonio Spurs (30-11) will host the Golden State Warriors (23-14) tonight as the Spurs will look to extend their current winning streak to 15 games in a row. This will be the first meeting between these two teams this season.

The Spurs are coming off a convincing win over the Grizzlies at home 103-82. Tim Duncan led the Spurs with 19 points, eight rebounds, and five blocks while Tony Parker added 17 points and 11 assists.

The Warriors come into the game limping and will be without guard Stephen Curry who re-injured his surgically repaired right ankle. And it will be a tall task for the Warriors to win in San Antonio without their star guard who have lost 27 games in a row. Golden State is coming off a 92-75 loss to Miami.

And as the Spurs look to continue their home dominance over the Warriors, and welcome former Spur Richard Jefferson back in San Antonio, here are five things to watch for during the game:

• Spurs' Tony Parker is averaging 23.8 points and 9.8 assists in his last five home games versus the Warriors.

• The Warriors are 3-1 when former Spur Jefferson scores at least seven points.

• The Warriors are 15-7 when Jarrett Jack scores in double figures.

•The Warriors are 11-4 against opponents with winning records.

• The Warriors are 8-2 when shooting 50 percent or better from the field and when holding opponents below 40 percent, they are 8-1.

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