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On the second game of their West Coast road-trip, the San Antonio Spurs look to get a win versus the red-hot Golden State Warriors.

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San Antonio Spurs @ Golden State Warriors

Oracle Arena, Oakland CA
November 11, 9:30 PM Spurs Time
TV: FSSW, RADIO: 1200 AM WOAI


Following a close, dramatic win over the Los Angeles Clippers, the San Antonio Spurs get set to take on the Golden State Warriors in a SEGABABA.

The game against the Clippers had it's struggles. The Spurs only shot 2-19 as a team from deep, and will need to step that up to compete with the Warriors, who have been absolutely gunning from long-range this year.

The bright spot from Monday's game versus Los Angeles was none other than last year's Finals MVP, Kawhi Leonard. He broke out for the first time this season, scoring 26 points on 10-18 shooting, and also had 10 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, and 1 block. If that game was any kind of preview for what's to come from him this year, then we're in for something special. He may not score at that rate, but the defense and filling up box scores is great.

Against the Warriors, Leonard will be matched up against the swingman Splash Brother, Klay Thompson. Thompson, who signed a 4 year, $70 million extension, has played like he's trying to earn that money so far this year. He has lit up opposing defenses, scoring 23.8 points per game on .47 from the field, and .406 from 3. His offensive production features a new off-the-dribble game, which has made him a much more dynamic scorer this year than he has been in the past.

Of course, the Spurs also have to worry about Splash Brother No. 1, Steph Curry. Curry has been off to a hot start as well, scoring 27.7 points  on .496 shooting, and .408 from deep. Curry is also getting 7.2 assists, 6.3 rebounds, and 3.5 steals per contest.

It is important to note that because this is a SEGABABA, Coach Popovich will probably decide to rest some key Spurs players for the night. It'll be tough for a resting Spurs team to hold it's own versus the Warriors. Though they haven't hit shots thus far in the season, the silver-and-black will have to keep looking for open looks, and keep pounding the rock.

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Golden State Warriors (5-1)

San Antonio Spurs (2-3)

November 11, 2014

Oracle Arena, Oakland, California

9:30 PM CDT

TV: FSSW/NBA TV

Radio: WOAI 1200AM

Starters

Stephen Curry

PG

Tony Parker

Klay Thompson

SG

Danny Green

Harrison Barnes

SF

Kawhi Leonard

Draymond Green

PF

Boris Diaw

Andrew Bogut

C

Tim Duncan



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