The San Antonio Spurs take on the Brooklyn Nets at AT&T Center. The Spurs are looking to continue their great season, currently holding a 24-7 record. Entering the game with a 10-20 record, the Nets are 10 games below .500 on the year. This game will begin at 7:00 pm EST and YES and FSN-SW will be providing coverage of the contest.
The Spurs come into today's game on a high note after beating the Kings, 112-104. Manu Ginobili was the team's high scorer with 28 points in the game. Meanwhile, the Nets are feeling some disappointment after the 105-91 loss against the Pacers. Leading the team in scoring, Paul Pierce had 18 points.
San Antonio could have its way today, as its high-powered offense faces off against one of the league's worst defenses. They currently rank fourth in the NBA in offensive efficiency while Brooklyn ranks 30th in defensive efficiency. Furthermore, getting to the line could play a crucial role for the Nets. They rank third in the league in FTA rate (33.6). However, the Spurs are among the best in the NBA at keeping opponents off the charity stripe (ranking second at 22.3).