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The San Antonio Spurs will be at Staples Center to challenge the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers have found success this year, coming in with a 16-9 record. Entering with a record of 19-4, the Spurs have played exceptionally well this season. This game will begin at 10:30 pm EST and FSN-PT and KENS will be providing coverage of the contest.

After beating the Wizards, 113-97, the Clippers look for another solid effort. Chris Paul played a key role, recording 38 points and 12 assists to notch his 19th double-double on the year. Meanwhile, the Spurs are coming off a win against the Jazz, 100-84. Tim Duncan was one of the leaders, recording 22 points and 12 rebounds to claim his fifth double-double so far this year.

Keep an eye on Los Angeles's ability to get to the charity stripe. They rank second in the league in FTA rate (35.9), but San Antonio is among the best in the NBA at keeping opponents off the line (ranking second by allowing a FTA rate of 20.8). Also, the Spurs's fourth-ranked offense (offensive efficiency of 106.3) will face off against the fourth-ranked defense of the Clippers (defensive efficiency of 104.8).


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