Lakers Announce Preseason Games Versus Clippers

The Lakers will play two preseason games against their cross-hall rivals, the Los Angeles Clippers, prior to the beginning of the 2011-12 NBA season.

The Lakers announced a home-and-away preseason series with the L.A. Clippers to be played at the STAPLES Center leading into the 2011-12 NBA regular season:

  • Monday, Dec. 19: Lakers home game at STAPLES Center; 7:30 p.m. tip
  • Wednesday, Dec. 21: Lakers away game at STAPLES Center; 7:30 p.m. tip
  • Monday's game will air on FS West, while Wednesday's can be viewed on KCAL 9 HD, with Billy Macdonald and Stu Lantz on respective play-by-play and color duties. Both games will also air on 710 ESPN radio, with John Ireland and Mychal Thompson handling the call.

    Tickets for the game on the 19th are not currently on-sale. Ticketing information will be posted on this page once it is confirmed.