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The Oklahoma City Thunder will look to extend their six-game home winning streak in a tough game against the San Antonio Spurs, who are on their own five-game road winning streak. The Thunder have found success to start the year, entering today's game with a record of 9-3. Likewise, the visiting Spurs also look to continue to move further above .500, entering today's game with a 13-1 record. This game will begin at 8:00 pm EST and FSN-SW and FSN-OK will be providing coverage of the contest.

After dominating the Jazz, 95-73, the Thunder look for another solid effort. Kevin Durant (19 points) dominated the game, scoring the most points for Oklahoma City. Meanwhile, the Spurs are coming off a big win against the Pelicans, 112-93. Tony Parker had a good game for San Antonio, posting 14 points, 7 assists and 2 rebounds.

Keep an eye on Oklahoma City's ability to get to the charity stripe. They rank second in the league in FTA rate (35.6), but San Antonio is among the best in the NBA at keeping opponents off the line (ranking first by allowing a FTA rate of 19.6). Put-back points also figure to be rare for the Spurs. They rank 28th in the NBA in offensive rebounding (OR% of 20.4%), while the Thunder are fifth-best in the league on the defensive glass (DR% of 76.1%).


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