5 things to watch: Cavaliers vs. Spurs
The San Antonio Spurs (30-18) will host the Cleveland Cavaliers (27-18) tonight for the first meeting of the season.
The Spurs are coming off a 94-86 loss to the Pacers. Pau Gasol had 14 points and nine rebounds in the loss.
The Cavaliers are coming off a 148-124 loss to the Thunder. Isaiah Thomas registered a season-high 24 points in the loss.
And as the Spurs look to win 3-straight over the Cavs in San Antonio, here are five things to watch in tonight's game:
- The Cavs have topped the 100-point plateau on 37 of 45 games this season.
- Cleveland is averaging 12.0 three-pointers per game good for second in the NBA.
- Cleveland is shooting .800 from the free throw line this season, which ranks 4th in the NBA.
- The Spurs are 17-0 at home when scoring 100 points or more.
- The Spurs are 5-0 at home when two or more players score 20-plus points.