Friday: Blazers (7-3) at Spurs (7-4)

Time: 7:30 p.m.
Radio: WOAI-AM 1200, KCOR-AM 1350


Point guard
Spurs: 9 Tony Parker (6-2, 11th yr)
Blazers: 5 Raymond Felton (6-1, 7th yr)
Parker’s past two games: 50 points, 16 assists, 81 minutes.

Shooting guard
Spurs: 2 Kawhi Leonard (6-7, 1st yr)
Blazers: 2 Wesley Matthews (6-5, 3rd yr)
After Leonard’s first career start, Pop compared him to Bowen. Hyperbole?

Small forward
Spurs: 24 Richard Jefferson (6-7, 11th yr)
Blazers: 3 Gerald Wallace (6-7, 11th yr)
In three road games, Wallace averaged 4.7 points, made 4 of 25 field goals.

Power forward
Spurs: 21 Tim Duncan (6-11, 15th yr)
Blazers: 12 LaMarcus Aldridge (6-11, 6th yr)
Aldridge has surpassed 20-point mark in six of 10 games this season.

Spurs: 45 DeJuan Blair (6-7, 3rd yr)
Blazers: 23 Marcus Camby (6-11, 16th yr)
Camby second to Duncan among active players on NBA career blocks list.

25 James Anderson, G, 6-6, 2nd yr
15 Matt Bonner, C/F, 6-10, 8th yr
4 Danny Green, G/F, 6-6, 3rd yr
14 Gary Neal, G, 6-4, 2nd yr
5 Cory Joseph, G, 6-3, 1st yr
22 Tiago Splitter, C, 6-11, 2nd yr
23 Malcolm Thomas, F, 6-9, 1st yr

8 Luke Babbitt, F, 6-9, 2nd yr
88 Nicolas Batum, F, 6-8, 4th yr
11 Jamal Crawford, G, 6-5, 12th yr
17 Chris Johnson, C, 6-11, 2nd yr
83 Craig Smith, F, 6-7, 6th yr
4 Nolan Smith, G, 6-2, 1st yr
40 Kurt Thomas, F/C, 6-9, 17th yr
9 Eliot Williams, G, 6-5, 1st


Spurs: Gregg Popovich
Trail Blazers: Nate McMillan


Spurs: Manu Ginobili (fractured fifth metacarpal, left hand) and T.J. Ford (torn left hamstring) are out.
Trail Blazers: Greg Oden (left knee) is out.

Spurs: Ginobili, Ford
Trail Blazers: Oden, Armon Johnson

The Blazers have owned the series of late, winning eight of their past nine vs. the Spurs. The Spurs’ lone win in that stretch was 95-78 on Dec. 12 last season at the ATT Center. … Portland is the only NBA team to win three straight season series against the Spurs. … Spurs have not scored 100 points against the Blazers since Dec. 2, 2007, a streak of 12 games. … Spurs are 7-0 at home for the first time since 2007-08, when they opened with 13 straight wins at the ATT Center.

— Jeff McDonald

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