5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Warriors

Golden State Warriors' Zaza Pachulia (27) celebrates after making a two point basket against the Portland Trail Blazers in the first quarter of Game 2 of their NBA first round playoff series at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)

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The San Antonio Spurs (37-27) will kick off their 3-game road trip with a stop in Oakland to face the Golden State Warriors. The Spurs are 0-2 versus the defending champs this season.

The Spurs are coming off a 100-98 win over the Grizzlies. Tony Parker had a season-high 23 points in the win.

And as the Spurs look to snap their 2-game losing streak to the Warriors, here are five things to watch in tonight's game:

  1. The Spurs have lost 3-straight overall to the Warriors.
  2. The Spurs have gone 1-6 versus West teams in their last seven games.
  3. The Spurs are 3-12 on the road when their opponent scores 100 points or more.
  4. The Warriors are 12-3 versus Southwest Division teams this season.
  5. The Warriors are averaging 117 points per game in two meetings versus the Spurs this season.

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