The San Antonio Spurs look to bounce back from a loss when they visit the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday. The Spurs lost to the Los Angeles Clippers at home 103-95 on Sunday. San Antonio was led in the loss by LaMarcus Aldridge with 30 points and 14 rebounds, but San Antonio did not protect the ball well making 18 turnovers in the game.
Philadelphia defeated the Houston Rockets in its most recent outing on Monday 121-93 as Joel Embiid scored 32 points and pulled down 14 rebounds. The 76ers played without Jimmy Butler who was out with a sore wrist, but is expected back on Wednesday.
DeMar DeRozan leads the Spurs in scoring and assists with averages of 21.4 points and 6.4 assists per game. The second leading scorer and leading rebounder is LaMarcus Aldridge with averages of 20.8 points and 8.6 rebounds per game. San Antonio is shooting 47.9% from the field and 40.2% from 3-point territory.
Joel Embiid leads the 76ers in scoring, rebounding, and blocked shots with averages of 27.1 points, 13.2 rebounds and 2.0 blocked shots per game. Ben Simmons is the team leader in assists with an average of 8.1. The 76ers are shooting 47.3% from the field and 35.9% from 3-point territory.