The San Antonio Spurs (0-1) will look to even up their first-round playoff series versus the Golden State Warriors (1-0) tonight in Oakland. Joffrey Lauvergne (personal business) and Kawhi Leonard (return from injury management) are both out for tonight's Spurs-Warriors game.
The Spurs are coming off a 113-92 loss to the Warriors. Rudy Gay led the Silver and Black off the bench with 15 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals while both LaMarcus Aldridge and Bryn Forbes chipped in 14 points.
And as the Spurs look to steal home-court advantage in Game 2, here are five things to watch in tonight's game:
- The Warriors are now 6-2 at home all-time versus the Spurs in the playoffs.
- The Warriors are now 28-6 since 2014-15 when holding teams to 99-or-fewer points in the postseason.
- The Warriors have won nine of the last 10 meetings against the Spurs, and the last five matchups at Oracle Arena.
- Manu Ginobili’s 2-three-pointers in Game 1 made him the first 40-year-old in history to hit multiple threes off the bench in a playoff game.
- Danny Green now has 50 playoff games with multiple three-pointers.