Clippers open season against the Lakers
Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
The Los Angeles Clippers host the Los Angeles Lakers in the season opener.
The Clippers finished 48-34 overall and 28-24 in Western Conference action during the 2018-19 season. The Clippers averaged 115.1 points per game last season, 22.6 on free throws and 30 from 3-point range.
The Lakers finished 9-7 in Pacific Division action and 15-26 on the road a season ago. The Lakers averaged 111.8 points per game while shooting 47% from the field and 33.3% from 3-point range last season.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.
Clippers Injuries: Paul George: out (right shoulder).