Tim Duncan
One of the most experienced player in the league, Tim Duncan has been going great guns this season as wellReuters

Two teams, Charlotte Hornets and San Antonio Spurs have enjoyed a decent spell this season, where they stand a good chance of playing in the playoffs.

In the Eastern Conference, Hornets lie in the eight position with 19 wins and 26 losses and San Antionio Spurs are in the seventh position in the Western Conference with 29 wins and 17 losses.

Both teams picked up a win in their previous matches, hence they will not be short on confidence.

Hornets defeated New York Knicks in a low scoring close game 76-71. Hornets have won eight of their last ten games and a victory in Texas tonight will make it even better.

For the San Antonio Spurs, the record stands the same with eight victories. Hence, it is a huge clash between two teams in rampant form.

The Hornets might be missing the services of Kemba Walker, Marvin Williams, Bismack Biyombo, and Jannero Pargo, but still they have been doing well, which talks highly about their bench strength as well.

Walker could be out for even six months, a huge blow to the Hornets.

The player is going to be hugely missed as the regular season is moving into the business end.

"He's been by far our best player," Coach Steve Clifford said.

"It always starts at the top of your roster and that's why most teams that are winning have a superstar. He's playing at a real high level."

The team will be once again look for Al Jefferson to help them defeat Spurs, as he has been the second best in terms of points scored.

The San Antonio Spurs will be highly dependent on their experienced players such as Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobli.

The trio has been going great guns this season with Duncan top scoring with 628 points during the season so far, while Parker has an impressive 461 points and Ginobli 494 points.

Kawhi Leonard has been another great player for the Spurs with 434 points as well.

After being away from the game for a month due to injury, Leonard has been pretty impressive since his return.

"I feel like I could get my conditioning up a bit more, but other than that I feel good," Leonard said.

"Still trying to get back in the flow with the games and the schedule, but I feel pretty confident in what I'm doing."

Where to Watch Live

The game is scheduled for a 8.30 pm ET (7 am IST, 1.30 am GMT) start with no live TV coverage.

The game can be watched via live streaming online by audience across the world on NBA.com.