Indiana visits San Antonio for non-conference matchup

Indiana Pacers (34-27, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (12-48, 15th in the Western Conference)

San Antonio; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Indiana Pacers visit the San Antonio Spurs in non-conference action.

The Spurs have gone 6-21 at home. San Antonio has a 5-30 record against opponents over .500.

The Pacers are 14-15 on the road. Indiana leads the Eastern Conference with 57.0 points per game in the paint led by Pascal Siakam averaging 12.8.

The Spurs score 112.3 points per game, 9.8 fewer points than the 122.1 the Pacers give up. The Pacers are shooting 50.6% from the field, 1.3% higher than the 49.3% the Spurs' opponents have shot this season.

The teams play for the second time this season. The Pacers won the last meeting 152-111 on Nov. 7. Tyrese Haliburton scored 23 points to help lead the Pacers to the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Victor Wembanyama is scoring 20.7 points per game with 10.2 rebounds and 3.4 assists for the Spurs. Devin Vassell is averaging 22.0 points and 4.3 rebounds while shooting 48.6% over the past 10 games for San Antonio.

Haliburton is averaging 21 points and 11.4 assists for the Pacers. Siakam is averaging 20 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.8 assists over the past 10 games for Indiana.

LAST 10 GAMES: Spurs: 2-8, averaging 111.9 points, 42.5 rebounds, 31.6 assists, 7.9 steals and 6.8 blocks per game while shooting 46.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.1 points per game.

Pacers: 6-4, averaging 120.4 points, 39.2 rebounds, 31.9 assists, 8.4 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 51.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 120.6 points.

INJURIES: Spurs: Charles Bassey: out for season (knee).

Pacers: Doug McDermott: day to day (calf), Ben Sheppard: day to day (illness).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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