Oklahoma City hosts San Antonio following Gilgeous-Alexander’s 44-point performance
San Antonio Spurs (11-22, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (14-19, 12th in the Western Conference)
Oklahoma City; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Thunder -6.5; over/under is 235.5
BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma City plays the San Antonio Spurs after Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 44 points in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 128-125 overtime loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.
The Thunder have gone 8-12 against Western Conference teams. Oklahoma City is fourth in the Western Conference in rebounding averaging 44.6 rebounds. Josh Giddey leads the Thunder with 8.1 boards.
The Spurs are 5-18 in conference play. San Antonio ranks seventh in the Western Conference scoring 53.2 points per game in the paint led by Jakob Poeltl averaging 10.8.
The teams play for the second time this season. The Thunder won the last matchup 119-111 on Dec. 1. Jalen Williams scored 27 points to help lead the Thunder to the win.
TOP PERFORMERS: Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 31.6 points, 5.7 assists and 1.7 steals for the Thunder. Giddey is averaging 13.4 points over the last 10 games for Oklahoma City.
Tre Jones is averaging 12.7 points and 6.6 assists for the Spurs. Devin Vassell is averaging 17.0 points and 3.7 rebounds while shooting 43.0% over the past 10 games for San Antonio.
LAST 10 GAMES: Thunder: 4-6, averaging 112.1 points, 44.4 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 7.5 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 45.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.6 points per game.
Spurs: 5-5, averaging 113.3 points, 41.8 rebounds, 25.3 assists, 7.6 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 49.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 118.9 points.
INJURIES: Thunder: Chet Holmgren: out for season (foot), Ousmane Dieng: out (wrist), Jeremiah Robinson-Earl: out (ankle).
Spurs: None listed.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.