Lakers play the Spurs on 4-game win streak

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San Antonio Spurs (3-4, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (6-2, first in the Western Conference)

Los Angeles; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles comes into a matchup against San Antonio as winners of four consecutive games.

Los Angeles went 52-19 overall and 25-10 at home a season ago. The Lakers averaged 113.4 points per game while shooting 48% from the field and 34.9% from behind the arc last season.

San Antonio finished 32-39 overall and 20-23 in Western Conference action during the 2019-20 season. The Spurs averaged 7.3 steals, 5.5 blocks and 12.6 turnovers per game last season.

The two teams matchup for the third time this season. The Lakers defeated the Spurs 109-103 in their last meeting on Jan. 1. Anthony Davis led Los Angeles with 34 points, and Keldon Johnson paced San Antonio with 26 points.

INJURIES: Lakers: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope: out (left ankle), Alex Caruso: out (health and safety protocols).

Spurs: Quinndary Weatherspoon: out (knee), LaMarcus Aldridge: day to day (knee), Derrick White: out (toe).

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