LA Clippers look to keep rolling versus San Antonio Spurs

SAN ANTONIO, TX - DECEMBER 13: Tobias Harris #34 of the LA Clippers handles the ball during the game against the San Antonio Spurs on December 13, 2018 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photos by Mark Sobhani/NBAE via Getty Images)
SAN ANTONIO, TX - DECEMBER 13: Tobias Harris #34 of the LA Clippers handles the ball during the game against the San Antonio Spurs on December 13, 2018 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photos by Mark Sobhani/NBAE via Getty Images) /
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Following a win over the Los Angeles Lakers, the LA Clippers look to net another win against a Western Conference foe, the San Antonio Spurs.

Tonight, for the third time this season, the LA Clippers and San Antonio Spurs will meet. The series thus far has been split 1-1, so taking the advantage in the season series is almost a necessity.

Both teams are coming off a game last night, so fatigue could be a factor. The Clippers looked a little off in the first half of last night’s game versus the Lakers, but a lineup change early in the third by Doc Rivers and the season-high outburst of Lou Williams allowed for the Clips to put together a win.

The Spurs currently sit at 19-17 and while they don’t look like the team of the past, they still have firepower in DeMar DeRozan and LaMarcus Aldridge.

This may be somewhat of a redemption game for the Clips who got absolutely destroyed in a game that was part of their worst stretch of basketball the last time the two teams met.

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While the Clips didn’t look fully like themselves last night, they have been playing better as a whole.

Tobias Harris will be looking to bounce back after a poor offensive performance last night. He was only able to score 9 points on 3 of 10 shooting. That is far off of his season average of season average of 21.1 points per game. If I were a betting man, I would say Tobias comes back tonight firing on all cylinders and scores 25+.

Another interesting thing to watch will be which center gets the start for the Clips. Boban Marjanovic has started the past two games, but was benched in the third quarter last night in favor of Marcin Gortat. This was the first time this season that Gortat has played when Marjanovic started, but he quickly gave the team better spacing and the offense looked more fluid.

While Boban has been great in spot minutes, it’s hard to argue in favor of him starting over Gortat. Last night may have ended that experiment for Doc after all.

The Clippers will have to play sharp in order to pick up their 22nd win of the season. A loss would put them tied with both Portland and Houston in that column, so keeping even just a couple games separation means a lot.

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