The Cleveland Cavaliers will look to snap their current five-game losing streak as they travel to San Antonio Monday.
It was another disappointing, but expected loss for the Cleveland Cavaliers last time out as they found themselves on the wrong side of a 115-101 final score in Miami. The Cavs have a chance to snap their current losing streak as they take on the San Antonio Spurs.
San Antonio has not enjoyed a ton of success lately as they are 3-7 in their last 10 like Cleveland. The difference is that the Spurs are currently in the 8th spot in the Western Conference while Cleveland is 14th. There is a difference between the two teams during their down time. This is just a dry spell for the Spurs while this has been the norm for the Cavaliers.
San Antonio is barely being outscored this season as they give up 111.7 points on average while scoring 110.7. Cleveland is also on the wrong side of this number as they score 102.7 per game while giving up 111.2.
Like the Cavaliers, the Spurs are not strong in the three-pointer department. San Antonio ranks 27th in makes (10.6) and attempts (29.5) per game this season. Cleveland is still ranked 30th in both categories (9.3, 27.8).
DeMar Derozan is the leads the Spurs in points (21) and assists (7.2) per game. San Antonio has some complimentary scorers in Dejounte Murray (15.7), Derrick White (14.3), and Keldon Johnson (13.2). Murray is also second in assists per game with 5.2.