The Golden State Warriors will face off against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. EST. The Warriors currently sit at eighth in the Western Conference with a 20-21 record, while the Spurs are in 14th place with a 13-29 record. Tonight’s game is part of the ESPN schedule tonight and you can also watch the game live on the ESPN App.
The starting lineup for the Warriors will feature Stephen Curry at point guard, Klay Thompson at shooting guard, Andrew Wiggins at small forward, Draymond Green at power forward, and Kevon Looney at center.
The Spurs’ starting lineup will include Tre Jones at point guard, Romeo Langford at shooting guard, Keldon Johnson at small forward, Jeremy Sochan at power forward, and Jakob Poeltl at center.
The Spurs come into this matchup on a three-game losing streak, and have struggled against Western Conference teams with a 5-22 record. However, they do lead the league in assists per game with 27.1. Tre Jones, who averages 6.4 assists per game, will be a key player to watch for the Spurs.
The Warriors have had a slightly better record in Western Conference play with a 12-9 record. They have also shown a tendency to dominate in games decided by at least 10 points, with an 11-10 record in those matchups.
This will be the second time these two teams meet this season, with the Warriors winning the previous matchup 132-95 on November 15th. Jordan Poole led the Warriors with 36 points, while Keldon Johnson led the Spurs with 15 points.
When it comes to top performers for the Spurs, Johnson has been a standout player with his 34.2% 3-point shooting and 2.4 made 3-pointers per game, averaging 21.3 points. Jones has also been a consistent contributor for the Spurs, averaging 14.8 points and 5.9 assists over the past 10 games.
With both teams’ starting lineups announced, fans can look forward to a competitive and exciting game.