Los Angeles Lakers at Los Angeles Clippers
7:30 PM Pacific time / 10:30 PM Eastern Time
Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Local: TWC Sportsnet, TWC Deportes, Prime Ticket
Line: Los Angeles Lakers +4.5
Los Angeles Lakers: 15-16, 11th in the Western Conference
Los Angeles Clippers: 25-8, 2nd in the Western Conference
Record vs. each other (2012-13 season): Clippers 1-0 vs. Lakers.
- Lakers lost their last meeting against the Clippers on November 2nd, 105-95.
- The Lakers have won 6 of their last 8 games but are coming off a bad loss at home against the Philadelphia 76ers (103-99).
- The Clippers had been on fire winning 17 straight games until that streak was snapped at Denver. The Clippers have now lost 2 in a row after losing in Oakland to Golden State, 115-94.
- Caron Butler missed the Clippers game against Golden State for personal reasons but is expected back in the starting line up tonight against the Lakers.
- Steve Nash as averaged 12.2 ppg and 9.6 apg since his return from injury.
- The Lakers have won 5 of their last 7 meetings against the Clippers.
– Fern Rea “@fullcourtfern”