NBA Key Players- LAC vs DEN, SAS vs POR
Los Angeles Clippers
Clippers have lost three of four games and are currently on 10th place in the Western Conference. If they want to secure a berth for the playoffs.
A lot would depend on Lou Williams as he leads the points table with 22.6 points per game, 7.9 rebounds per game and 5.4 assists per game.
With many of their star players like Danilo Gallinari, Patrick Beverly, Jawun Evans and Avery Bradley injured, spotlights would also be on Tobias Harris.
The shoot-guard for Clippers, Tobias Harris is averaging 19.6 points per game, 6.1 rebounds per game and 3.0 assists per game.
Nikola perfectly complements the likes of Jamal Murray, Gary Harris and Will Barton, who are natural scorers.
He is currently averaging 18.2 points per game, 10.6 rebounds per game and 6.0 assists per game and is currently 10th in terms of average this season.
Nuggets will be entering in Saturday’s game against Denver Nuggets with high ambitions of continuing their four-game winning streak.
Paul Millsap would play a key role to take their form forward. He is currently averaging 15.0 points per game, 6.5 rebounds per game and 2.8 assists per game.
San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs relies heavily rely on LaMarcus Aldridge for continuing their impressive run this season.
LaMarcus has single-handedly turned matches in the favour of San Antonio Spurs. He is the only player to cross 30 points this season. LaMarcus is their leading scorer and is averaging 23.3 points per game, 8.4 rebouds per game and 2.1 assists per game.
The other star player of San Antonio Spurs is Rudy Gay who is averaging 11.4 points per game, 4.7 rebounds per game and 2.3 rebounds per game. Although he has managed to cross 20 points in only five times out of 54 games played. But he would look forward to taking some burden off LaMarcus and help him in leading the side.
Damian Lillard is a third-time NBA All-Star and is one of six players of franchise history to achieve the feat.
He is the leading scorer for the Trailblazers with 26.7 points per game, 4.5 rebounds per game and 6.6 assists per game.
Jusuf Nurkic is one of the key players for Portland Trailblazers and is averaging 14.3 points per game, 8.8 rebounds per game and 1.8 assists per game.
Nurkic scored 14 points, 11 rebounds, one steal and one assist for Trailblazers. This was Nurkic’s second double-double score in two games and he would look forward to sealing the game against Spurs.