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Warriors take on the Spurs, look for 4th straight victory

April 8, 2022 GMT

Golden State Warriors (51-29, third in the Western Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (34-46, 10th in the Western Conference)

San Antonio; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Golden State will try to keep its three-game win streak intact when the Warriors take on San Antonio.

The Spurs are 24-26 against conference opponents. San Antonio averages 12.4 turnovers per game and is 19-19 when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents.

The Warriors are 31-19 against conference opponents. Golden State is eighth in the Western Conference with 9.8 offensive rebounds per game led by Kevon Looney averaging 2.6.

The teams meet for the fourth time this season. The Spurs won 110-108 in the last matchup on March 21.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jakob Poeltl is averaging 13.5 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1.7 blocks for the Spurs. Keldon Johnson is averaging 2.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for San Antonio.

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Stephen Curry is averaging 25.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 6.3 assists for the Warriors. Jordan Poole is averaging 4.4 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Golden State.

LAST 10 GAMES: Spurs: 7-3, averaging 115.5 points, 46.7 rebounds, 27.8 assists, 7.2 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 46.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.0 points per game.

Warriors: 4-6, averaging 108.7 points, 46.4 rebounds, 25.9 assists, 6.4 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 46.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.1 points.

INJURIES: Spurs: Lonnie Walker IV: day to day (back), Dejounte Murray: day to day (illness), Doug McDermott: out for season (ankle), Jock Landale: day to day (foot).

Warriors: Stephen Curry: out (foot), James Wiseman: out for season (knee).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.