3 things to watch for the Spurs as they take on the Pacers

LaMarcus Aldridge, Spurs, Pacers
Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports

The San Antonio Spurs are entering Monday night’s matchup with the Indiana Pacers with a 25-33 record. While they may not be among the elite teams in the Western Conference anymore, they are certainly a team that can never be counted out.

As long as Gregg Popovich is coaching, the Spurs will always be a tough team to beat. Indiana is a tough team to beat, even though they have quite a few weaknesses. This matchup should be an entertaining one to watch.

Heading into tonight’s matchup, the Spurs are just three games out of the eighth seed in the Western Conference standings. Beating the Pacers is a must, especially with the stretch of the season coming up. San Antonio needs to protect their home court.

All of that being said, let’s dive in and take a look at three things to watch for the Spurs as they take on the Pacers.