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The San Antonio Spurs will attempt to extend a 10-game winning streak when they challenge the New Orleans Pelicans at AT&T Center. The Spurs have sprinted out of the gate thus far this season, entering today's game with a record of 12-1. On the other hand, the visiting Pelicans look to move over .500 with a win, coming in with a 6-6 record. This game is slated to start at 8:30 pm EST and FSN-NO and FSN-SW will be providing coverage of the contest.

After blowing out the Cavaliers, 126-96, the Spurs look for another solid effort. With 17 points, Danny Green was the leading scorer for the San Antonio. The Pelicans, meanwhile, are coming off a win over the Cavaliers, 104-100. Tyreke Evans was one of the leaders, accounting for 19 points and 10 rebounds to claim his first double-double of the season.

When considering eFG%, San Antonio figures to have a significant advantage on the offensive end. They rank fourth in the NBA in that category at 53.7%, whereas New Orleans's bottom-tier eFG% defense ranks 29th with opponents connecting at a clip of 52.4%. Moreover, the Pelicans are among the NBA's elite on the offensive backboards, ranking fifth in OR% at 28.2%. But the Spurs rank first at corralling defensive rebounds with a DR% of 77.8%.

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