San Antonio Spurs (28-44, 11th Western Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (27-44, 12th Western Conference)
Portland, Oregon; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM: Dejounte Murray and the San Antonio Spurs face Anfernee Simons and the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday.
The Trail Blazers are 11-30 against their Western Conference opponents. Portland averages 13.3 turnovers per game and sits at 12-16 when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents.
The Spurs are 18-24 in the Western Conference game. San Antonio has a 13-29 record against teams over .500.
The teams meet for the second time this season. The Spurs won in the final matchup on December 3, 114-83.
POWERFUL: Simons is averaging 17.3 points per game with 2.6 rebounds and 3.9 assists for the Trail Blazers. Brandon Williams is averaging 17.2 points and 4.1 rebounds while averaging 41.1% in his last 10 games for Portland.
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Murray averages 20.8 points, 8.3 rebounds, 9.3 assists and 2.1 steals for the Spurs. Keldon Johnson averaged 18.8 points and 6.6 rebounds in his last 10 games for San Antonio while averaging 46.1%.
LAST 10 GAMES: Trail Blazers: 2-8, averaging 105.5 points, 41.0 rebounds, 22.2 assists, 8.3 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 43.2% from the field. Your opponents averaged 124.2 points per game.
Spurs: 4-6, averaging 112.4 points, 44.8 rebounds, 26.2 assists, 6.7 steals and 5.0 blocks per game while shooting 44.8% from the field. Your opponents scored an average of 118.9 points.
INJURIES: Trail Blazers: Nassir Little: Out of season (shoulder), Jusuf Nurkic: Out of season (foot), Didi Louzada: Out of season (knee), Damian Lillard: Out of season (stomach), Eric Bledsoe: Out of season (Achilles), Anfernee Simons: Off ( Knee), Joe Ingles: Out for the season (knee).
Spurs: Romeo Langford: Day to Day (hamstring), Lonnie Walker IV: Day to Day (back), Keita Bates-Diop: Day to Day (back), Doug McDermott: Off for the season (ankle).
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