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The San Antonio Spurs and Portland Trail Blazers will face off this Tuesday night in San Antonio for Game 1 of their second round postseason series.
The Spurs are coming off a 4-3 series win over the Mavericks while the Blazers are coming off a 4-2 series win over the Rockets.
But before the Spurs and Blazers square off, here are some notable numbers heading into Game 1:
Here is the Blazers’ shot chart during this postseason
The Spurs are averaging 103.1 points per game in the postseason while the Blazers are averaging 111.7 points per game.
The Spurs are averaging 102.5 points at hone in the playoffs. The Blazers are averaging 110.7 points on the road.
The Spurs are averaging 17.7 turnovers in 3 losses this postseason.
The Blazers are averaging 31.3 defensive rebounds on the road in 3 postseason games.
LaMarcus Aldridge’s shot chart in the postseason:
In four games against the Spurs this regular season, Portland averaged 44.8 rebounds.
Tim Duncan has career averages versus the Blazers of 18.4 points and 10.5 rebounds.
Duncan vs. Aldridge head-to-head: In 21 games, LaMarcus is 11-10 vs. Duncan. Aldridge averages 20.9 points vs. Duncan while Duncan averages 16.6 points against Aldridge. Overall, Aldridge is 11-10 vs. Duncan head-to-head. LaMarcus shoots 56% vs. Duncan while Duncan shoots 50% versus LaMarcus.
Blazers’ Damian Lillard is averaging 26.3 points, 6.6 assists, 4.9 rebounds, shooting 49% from the field, and 39% from the three-point line in 7 career games vs. the Spurs.
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