Nets take on the Spurs for cross-conference matchup

3 years 9 months 1 day ago Monday, February 25 2019 Feb 25, 2019 February 25, 2019 2:16 AM February 25, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

By The Associated Press

San Antonio Spurs (33-27, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Brooklyn Nets (31-30, sixth in the Eastern Conference)

Brooklyn; Monday, 7 p.m. Eastern

BOTTOM LINE: Brooklyn and San Antonio play in non-conference action.

The Nets are 17-14 on their home court. Brooklyn is 10-15 in games decided by 10 points or more.

The Spurs have gone 11-20 away from home. San Antonio is 18-13 in games decided by at least 10 points. The Spurs won the last meeting between these two teams 117-114 on Jan. 31. Derrick White scored 26 points to help lead San Antonio to the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: D'Angelo Russell is shooting 43.4 percent and averaging 20.5 points. Joe Harris has averaged 15.8 points and 2.7 rebounds while shooting 52.2 percent over the last 10 games for Brooklyn.

DeMar DeRozan has shot 46.4 percent and is averaging 21.4 points for the Spurs. Patty Mills is shooting 50.1 percent and has averaged 14.2 points over the last 10 games for San Antonio.

LAST 10 GAMES: Spurs: 5-5, averaging 115 points, 43.1 rebounds, 24.7 assists, 6.1 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 46.6 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 121.2 points on 50.8 percent shooting.

Nets: 4-6, averaging 114.9 points, 45 rebounds, 27.6 assists, 6.4 steals and five blocks per game while shooting 43.7 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.8 points on 46.9 percent shooting.

Nets Injuries: Spencer Dinwiddie: out (torn right thumb ligaments).

Spurs Injuries: Dejounte Murray: out for season (knee).

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