San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 8:30 PM (AT&T Center)
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On Thursday, the Oklahoma City Thunder head to San Antonio for a game against the Spurs. In the Thunder’s last game, they were victorious against the Orlando Magic, winning by the score of 102-94. The Thunder were led in points by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander who recorded 24 points on the night while shooting 9 of 14 from the field, including shooting 3 of 4 from the free throw line. Oklahoma City center Steven Adams recorded a team high in rebounds with 11 while also scoring 11 points and recording 3 assists. Chris Paul led the Thunder in assists on the night as he recorded 6 assists in the 32 minutes that he played.
Oklahoma City is now 3-4 on the year and has a record of 3-2 at home. Gilgeous-Alexander has been Oklahoma City’s driving force on offense as he is leading the team in points per game with 22.1 while shooting 48.3% from the field. Adams been the Thunder’s most productive rebounder and is averaging 11.6 rebounds per game. Chris Paul continues to have a stellar career and is currently leading the Thunder assist man as he is averaging 4.7 assists per game. The Thunder enter Thursday’s game with two players listed on their injury reports as Mike Muscala is listed as day to day, while Andre Roberson is listed as out.
The San Antonio Spurs welcome the Oklahoma City Thunder to town after losing their last game on the road to the Atlanta Hawks by the score of 108-100. DeMar DeRozan led the Spurs in points with 22 while shooting 10 of 16 from the field and 2 of 3 from the free throw line. DeRozan also led the team in assists as he recorded 4 on the night. Trey Lyles led San Antonio in rebounds, coming up with 12 on the night.
San Antonio is now 4-3 on the season and has yet to really hit their stride. DeMar DeRozan leads the Spurs in points per game with 20.6, while Derrick White is leading the team in field goal percentage as he is shooting 51.7% on the year. Dejounte Murray is leading San Antonio in assists per game as he is averaging 4.7. Center Trey Lyles is leading the Spurs in rebounds per game and has averaged 8.3 per game so far on the year. The Spurs come into Thursday’s game with a clean bill of health as no one is listed on their injury report.
The Thunder are scoring 104 points per game while allowing 100.7 points per game. The Spurs are scoring 111 points per game and allowing 109.6 points per game. Both teams will be competitive this season, but with the Thunder being 0-2 on the road and the Spurs being 3-1 at home, I have to go with San Antonio in this game, although I believe that Oklahoma City will keep this game close. San Antonio wins 115-112 but Oklahoma City covers the spread.