Start to season: Clippers announce preseason slate
The Clippers announced their eight-game preseason slate on Monday.
By JOAN NIESENFS West
LOS ANGELES – The
Clippers announced their eight-game preseason slate on Monday, which features three contests at Staples Center and five on the road.
The Clippers will begin their preseason games on Oct. 7 in Portland, and their schedule features matchups against five Western Conference rivals: the
Trail Blazers, Jazz,
Kings, Suns and Nuggets.
The team's home preseason debut will take place on Oct. 18 against the Trail Blazers, and it will conclude with a home game against the Kings on Oct. 25, just four days before kicking off the season against the Lakers.
The preseason schedule is as follows:
Oct. 7: At Portland, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 12: At Utah, 6:00 p.m.
Oct. 14: At Sacramento, 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 15: At Phoenix, 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 18: Vs. Portland, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 19: Vs. Denver at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, 7:30 p.m.