The San Antonio Spurs, down 1-0 in the best-of-seven Western Conference NBA Playoff series, meet the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 on Monday, April 16, 2018 (4/16/18) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.

The San Antonio Spurs, down 1-0 in the best-of-seven Western Conference NBA Playoff series, meet the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 on Monday, April 16, 2018 (4/16/18) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.

The Warriors won Game 1, 113-92, on Saturday.

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Here’s what you need to know:

Who: Spurs vs. Warriors

What: Game 2, Western Conference, NBA Playoffs

When: Monday, April 16, 2018

Where: Oracle Arena, Oakland, Calif.

Time: 10:30 p.m. Eastern

TV: TNT

Livestream: TNTdrama

Line: Warriors -9.5

Need to know: When Golden State senses a chance to grab command, it usually pounces — as evidenced by how the Warriors are 8-0 in their last eight Game 2s. The Spurs have never dropped six consecutive postseason games under Popovich, though that streak will likely be seriously tested unless San Antonio comes up with some very different ideas very quickly.

Keep an eye on: San Antonio likely needs to get LaMarcus Aldridge going very early, to see if he can get in the rhythm that avoided him in Game 1. For Golden State, Klay Thompson bided his time in Game 1 and wound up shooting 11 for 13 — playing a brilliant game, getting teammates open with hard cuts in the early going before the ball found him.

Injury update: Warriors star Stephen Curry and Spurs star Kawhi Leonard both remain out, but there’s no new major issues for either team.

Pressure is on: Oddly, it’s probably more on the Warriors than the …read more

Source:: New Jersey Real -Time Sports

      

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