Golden State takes on Los Angeles, aims for 5th straight home win

April 7, 2019

Los Angeles Clippers (47-33, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (55-24, first in the Western Conference)

Oakland, California; Sunday, 8:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Golden State hosts Los Angeles aiming to continue its four-game home winning streak.

The Warriors are 12-3 against the rest of their division. Golden State is 45-24 when they give up 100 or more points.


The Clippers have gone 27-23 against Western Conference opponents. Los Angeles is second in the NBA in 3-point percentage, shooting 38.6 percent as a team from deep this season. Landry Shamet leads the team shooting 43.8 percent from 3-point range.

TOP PERFORMERS: DeMarcus Cousins leads the Warriors with 8.1 rebounds and averages 16.3 points. Stephen Curry has averaged 23.1 points and 5.4 rebounds while shooting 41.5 percent over the last 10 games for Golden State.

Ivica Zubac leads the Clippers with 7.5 rebounds and averages 9 points. Montrezl Harrell is shooting 61.2 percent and has averaged 17.9 points over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

LAST 10 GAMES: Clippers: 7-3, averaging 117.3 points, 44.9 rebounds, 27 assists, 8.1 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 48.8 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.6 points on 46.6 percent shooting.

Warriors: 8-2, averaging 117 points, 45.4 rebounds, 31.7 assists, 7.2 steals and 6.6 blocks per game while shooting 51.2 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.6 points on 41.4 percent shooting.

Warriors Injuries: Damian Jones: out (torn left pectoral), Andre Iguodala: day to day (toe), Shaun Livingston: day to day (knee).

Clippers Injuries: Luc Mbah a Moute: out (knee), Patrick Beverley: day to day (hip), Danilo Gallinari: day to day (ankle).