NBA Matchup: Los Angeles Lakers vs Los Angeles Clippers
Date: 25th February 2022
Time: 10:00 pm ET
Who won the last time they played?
The 2 teams last met earlier in February, and the Lakers were without their main man, LeBron James. In a game that the Clippers led for the first 3 quarters, the Lakers rallied late in the 4th quarter to take the lead again. Led by Anthony Davis’ 30 points and 17 rebounds, the Lakers scored 28 in the 4th quarter but still fell short in a thrilling finish to the game.
For the Clippers, Marcus Morris top-scored with 29 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 assists. Serge Ibaka also put in a solid shift with 20 points and 8 rebounds. However, it was the breakout star, Reggie Jackson, who played the biggest hand in their win. Not only did Jackson record 25 points, 8 rebounds, and 6 assists, he also scored the clutch game-winning shot.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Los Angeles Clippers prediction
The Clippers have had some strong wins in their run of games before the All-Star break. They have won games against the Dallas Mavericks, and title contenders, Golden State Warriors. They find themselves in better stead going against the 9th ranked Lakers and will look to seal a higher berth against their city rivals by winning their 3rd game against them this season.
The Lakers might not have what it takes to stop the well-drilled Tyronn Lue side. Especially, not without their stalwart, LeBron James. The Clippers will see them out tonight comfortably, and collect the win.
Los Angeles Lakers:
LeBron James (day-to-day)
Avery Bradley (out)
Carmelo Anthony (out)
Anthony Davis (out)
Kendrick Nunn (out)
Los Angeles Clippers:
Paul George (out)
Norman Powell (out)
Jay Scrubb (out)
Kawhi Leonard (out)
Jason Preston (out)
How to watch Los Angeles Lakers vs Los Angeles Clippers?
You can watch Lakers vs Clippers on ESPN and Spectrum SportsNet. Or you can listen in on it by tuning in to ESPN LA 710 or KWKW (S). And for Indian viewers, Voot Select, JioTV, and MTV will stream the game.