Two teams with an aim to control the western Conference this season will meet when San Antonio Spurs host Los Angeles Lakers at AT&T Center, ion San Antonio Texas. Both the teams have been impressive in the early stage of the season, with both the teams losing only one game this season to a common enemy in Kawhi Leonard's Los Angeles Clippers.
Other than the blemish against the Clippers, the Lakers have been flawless in the four wins, winning all those games by a combined margin of 76 points. That's a 19 point difference every game, and it shows that Lakers have improved both offensively and in the defence.
Lakers stretched their winning streak to four games with a 110-119 win at Dallas Mavericks. LeBron James was unplayable from the off, with his pick and roll play, his presence inside the pain putting off Mavericks and as always his passing magnificent. The three-time NBA MVP ended up with a triple-double, scoring a game-high 39 points to go with 12 rebounds and 16 assists. Anthony Davis scored 31 points in the match.
San Antonio Spurs made the short work of shorthanded Golden State Warriors following a complete dominance performance at Chase Center. The spurs on the game 110-127 and improved their season record to 4-1, with their only defeat coming against Clippers.
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Host: San Antonio Spurs
Visitors: Los Angeles Lakers
Venue: AT&T Center
Match Timing: November 04, 05:30 AM
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San Antonio Spurs vs Los Angeles Lakers predicted five:
San Antonio Spurs:
PF: DeMar DeRozan
SF: LaMarcus Aldridge
C: Trey Lyles
PG: Bryn Forbes
SG: Derrick White
Los Angeles Lakers:
PF: Anthony Davis
SF: LeBron James
C: JaVale McGee
PG: Avery Bradley
SG: Danny Green
Likely to feature from the bench:
San Antonio Spurs: Marco Belinelli, Patty Mills, Rudy Gay, Jakob Poeltl, DeMarre Carroll, Chimezie Metu, Drew Eubanks, Lonnie Walker
Los Angeles Lakers: Dwight Howard, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Kyle Kuzma, Alex Caruso, Troy Daniels, Quinn Cook
San Antonio Spurs vs Los Angeles Lakers team news:
Dejounte Murray missed the match against Golden State Warriors with an ankle injury and remains questionable. Spurs have no injury and suspension to contend with ahead of this game.
Rajon Rondo missed the fifth consecutive game for Lakers as he continues to recover from a calf injury he suffered in the preseason. There are no reports as of yet whether the 33-year-old is available for this game or not.
Anthony Davis shrugged off the injury doubt to feature against Dallas Maverick. The 26-year-old complained of shoulder pain after the game against Memphis Grizzlies but was declared fit to play rthe last game.
Kyle Kuzma returned to the matchday squad for the first time this season. The 24-year-old forward clocked 19 minutes in the match.
Meanwhile, Talen Horton-Tucker remain out with a foot injury.
Likely squads for this match:
Spurs: Dejounte Murray, DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Pöltl, Derrick White, Patty Mills, LaMarcus Aldridge, Lonnie Walker, Marco Belinelli, Bryn Forbes, Chimezie Metu, Drew Eubanks, Luka Šamanić, Quinndary Weatherspoon, DeMarre Carroll, Rudy Gay, Trey Lyles
Lakers: LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Jared Dudley, Kostas Antetokounmpo, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Alex Caruso, Quinn Cook, Troy Daniels, Danny Green, Talen Horton-Tucker, Dwight Howard, JaVale McGee, Zach Norvell
SAS vs LAL Dream11 Teams:
SAS vs LAL Dream11 Today Match Prediction:
Both the teams are in a three-way tussle with the surprise package Minnesota Timberwolves in the Western Conference. Spurs are unbeaten at home and will fancy their chances in front of home fans.