The San Antonio Spurs (5-1) will look to reclaim home court advantage tonight as they face the Golden State Warriors (5-3) in Oakland for Game 3 of their Western Conference Semifinals series. However, the Spurs will have their work cut out for them as they went 0-2 in Oakland during the regular season.
The Warriors are coming off their first win in San Antonio in 16 years beating the Spurs 100-91 in Game 2. Tony Parker finished with 20 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals to lead the Spurs in a losing effort. Klay Thompson finished with 34 points to lead the Warriors to a rare win in San Antonio.
And as the Spurs will look to escape Oakland with a win against the very confident Warriors, here are five things to watch for during tonight's contest:
• Spurs' Tony Parker has handed out 10-or-more assists 10 times in the playoffs.
• The Warriors have won seven of their last eight home playoff games.
• All-time, Golden State is 72-40 at home during the postseason.
• The Spurs are 2-0 in the postseason on the road when leading after the first quarter.
• The Spurs are 2-0 on the road during the postseason when scoring 100 or more points.