San Antonio will be playing the second half of a back to back on Friday when they visit the Los Angeles Clippers. The Spurs play the Denver Nuggets on Friday on the road before heading to LA. The Spurs and Nuggets met on Wednesday as well with San Antonio winning 111-103. DeMar DeRozan led the Spurs with 30 points, while LaMarcus Aldridge chipped in with 27 points.
Los Angeles will also be playing the second half of a back-to-back after playing the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday. The Clippers beat the Sacramento Kings in their most recently outing 127-118 on Wednesday as Lou Williams scored 24 points and Montrezl Harrell scored 22. The Clippers came close to squandering a lead of 27 points before holding on in the final minutes.
DeMar DeRozan leads the Spurs in scoring and assists with averages of 23.3 points and 6.2 assists per game. The second leading scorer and leading rebounder is LaMarcus Aldridge with averages of 18.9 points and 9.1 rebounds per game. San Antonio is shooting 47.5% from the field and 40.0% from 3-point territory.
Tobias Harris leads the Clippers in scoring and rebounding with averages of 21.5 points and 8.2 rebounds per game. The leader in assists is Lou Williams with an average of 4.9 per game. Danilo Gallinari is the second leading scorer for Los Angeles with an average of 19.5 points per game. The Clippers are shooting 47.7% from the field and 38.7% from 3-point territory.