Leonard, Los Angeles set for matchup against San Antonio

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Los Angeles Clippers (28-16, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (22-18, seventh in the Western Conference)

San Antonio; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers visit the San Antonio Spurs. Leonard currently ranks 10th in the league averaging 25.9 points per game.

The Spurs have gone 12-14 against Western Conference teams. San Antonio is 12-5 against opponents below .500.

The Clippers are 16-9 against Western Conference opponents. Los Angeles is ninth in the Western Conference with 9.4 offensive rebounds per game led by Ivica Zubac averaging 2.5.

The teams play for the second time this season. The Spurs won the last meeting 116-113 on Jan. 5. Patty Mills scored 27 points to help lead San Antonio to the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: DeMar DeRozan leads the Spurs scoring 20.6 points per game, and is averaging 4.5 rebounds and 7.4 assists. Mills is averaging 2.5 made 3-pointers and 10.6 points over the last 10 games for San Antonio.

Paul George leads the Clippers averaging 3.4 made 3-pointers while scoring 22.5 points per game and shooting 44.1% from beyond the arc. Leonard is averaging 4.2 assists and 21.2 points over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

LAST 10 GAMES: Spurs: 5-5, averaging 106.9 points, 41.9 rebounds, 22.9 assists, 7.1 steals and 5.8 blocks per game while shooting 46.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.4 points on 45.5% shooting.

Clippers: 5-5, averaging 113.5 points, 43.3 rebounds, 24.9 assists, 7.7 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 47.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.1 points on 47.2% shooting.

INJURIES: Spurs: Keita Bates-Diop: out (hamstring).

Clippers: Serge Ibaka: out (back), Patrick Beverley: out (knee).


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

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