San Antonio hosts Indiana, looks to break home losing streak

Indiana Pacers (28-35, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (15-47, 14th in the Western Conference)

San Antonio; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: San Antonio takes on Indiana looking to stop its five-game home skid.

The Spurs are 9-21 in home games. San Antonio allows the most points in the NBA, giving up 122.4 points per game while allowing opponents to shoot 50.7%.

The Pacers are 10-20 on the road. Indiana gives up 117.5 points to opponents and has been outscored by 2.4 points per game.

The teams square off for the second time this season. In the last meeting on Oct. 21 the Spurs won 137-134 led by 27 points from Josh Richardson, while Tyrese Haliburton scored 27 points for the Pacers.

TOP PERFORMERS: Keldon Johnson averages 2.1 made 3-pointers per game for the Spurs, scoring 21.8 points while shooting 32.0% from beyond the arc. Malaki Branham is shooting 46.3% and averaging 12.6 points over the last 10 games for San Antonio.

Myles Turner is averaging 18.2 points, eight rebounds and 2.3 blocks for the Pacers. Bennedict Mathurin is averaging 16.5 points over the last 10 games for Indiana.

LAST 10 GAMES: Spurs: 1-9, averaging 110.3 points, 43.6 rebounds, 25.2 assists, 7.7 steals and 3.4 blocks per game while shooting 44.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 123.1 points per game.

Pacers: 4-6, averaging 115.5 points, 38.7 rebounds, 28.0 assists, 7.5 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 47.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.4 points.

INJURIES: Spurs: Devin Vassell: out (knee), Isaiah Roby: out (ankle), Romeo Langford: out (adductor), Khem Birch: out (knee), Tre Jones: out (foot).

Pacers: Kendall Brown: out (tibia).


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

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