5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Magic


The San Antonio Spurs (12-3) take their 4-game road winning streak to Orlando to take on the Magic (5-8) tonight in Orlando.

The Spurs are coming off a 118-92 win over the Wizards led by Tiago Splitter who finished the game with 15 points, 12 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals, and 2 blocks in just 23:17 minutes of action. San Antonio will continue to be without Stephen Jackson and Kawhi Leonard with both nursing injuries.

The Magic are coming off a 116-110 loss in overtime to the Celtics. Orlando was led by J.J. Redick with 21 points off the bench, while Jameer Nelson scored 20 points.

And as the Spurs seek a season-high fifth straight win and eighth in a row on the road tonight versus the Magic, here are five things to watch for during the game.

The Magic have won four of the last six matchups at home versus the Spurs.
The Magic has had five-or-more players score in double figures six times this season. The Magic also have six players averaging double figures in scoring.
The Magic are 1-5 when trailing after the third quarter.
The Spurs are 4-0 on the road versus the East this season.
The Spurs are 5-0 on the road when scoring 100 points or more.