Tue, Dec 7, 2021 2:02 AM
By The Associated Press, Data Skrive
New York Knicks (11-12, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (8-14, 12th in the Western Conference)
San Antonio; Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Spurs -2.5; over/under is 212.5
BOTTOM LINE: New York heads into the matchup with San Antonio as losers of three games in a row.
The Spurs have gone 4-6 in home games. San Antonio is 0-1 in one-possession games.
The Knicks have gone 6-4 away from home. New York is third in the Eastern Conference with 10.6 offensive rebounds per game led by Mitchell Robinson averaging 3.1.
TOP PERFORMERS: Dejounte Murray is averaging 19 points, 8.5 rebounds, 8.5 assists and two steals for the Spurs. Derrick White is averaging 14.9 points and 3.8 rebounds while shooting 41.4% over the past 10 games for San Antonio.
Julius Randle is averaging 20.1 points, 10 rebounds and 5.3 assists for the Knicks. Alec Burks is averaging 15.2 points over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Spurs: 4-6, averaging 104.7 points, 45.2 rebounds, 26.6 assists, 8.6 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 46.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.9 points per game.
Knicks: 4-6, averaging 102.5 points, 44.6 rebounds, 21.3 assists, 6.2 steals and 5.1 blocks per game while shooting 43.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.8 points.
INJURIES: Spurs: Devin Vassell: out (quad), Zach Collins: out (ankle).
Knicks: Jericho Sims: day to day (illness).