Preview: Los Angeles Lakers at San Antonio Spurs
Los Angeles Lakers (44-19) @ San Antonio Spurs (51-11)
Time: 3:30 pm EST
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Preview: The Los Angeles Lakers will head to San Antonio to take on the Spurs. This has the possibility of being the two teams in the Western Conference Finals later in the season. These are also two of the hottest teams in the National Basketball Association going at it.
The Lakers come into the game with a 10.5 game lead on second place Phoenix in the Pacific Division. Los Angeles has won six straight games and are 7-3 in their last ten games. The Lakers are also 22-11 when playing on the road this season, and have won 25 of 36 games against teams from the Western Conference. Kobe Bryant is once again the Lakers leading scorer. Bryant is scoring 25.1 of the Lakers 101.9 per game.
Los Angeles is also getting major production from their big man Pau Gasol. Gasol is ripping down 10.5 rebounds per game. San Antonio comes into the game with the best record in the entire league.
The Spurs are 5.5 games ahead of the Mavericks for the top spot. San Antonio is coming off a blow-out win at home on Friday over the Miami Heat. The Spurs are led in scoring by Manu Ginobili. The shooting guard is scoring 18 points per game, while big man Tim Duncan is ripping down just shy of 10 rebounds per game.
Our prediction for Spurs vs Lakers: Los Angeles continues their winning ways and comes away with one of their biggest road wins of the season. Lakers win 101-99.