Preview | Clippers vs. Thunder

by Travis Reder

Matchup: LA Clippers (37-29) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (40-25)
Location: STAPLES Center
Time: 7:30PM PST
Watch & Listen: Fox Sports Prime Ticket & AM 570 LA Sports

After a pivotal win Monday night against the Lakers, the Clippers return to action to host one of the top teams in the Western Conference in Oklahoma City. They’ve had three days to practice and rest after defeating the Lakers.

L.A. has the seventh-best net rating in the NBA over the past 10 games.

Gallo Going Off

Danilo Gallinari has had some of his best performances of the season against the Thunder. In three matchups, he’s averaged 27 points per game while shooting 57 percent from the field and 73 percent from three.

Opponent Outlook

The Thunder come into Friday night having lost five of their last seven games. Forward Paul George is in the midst of the best season of his career (28.6 points and 8.1 rebounds per game) and former MVP Russell Westbrook is leading the league in assists for the second consecutive season.

Injury Report

Wilson Chandler (right quad strain) is questionable. Luc Mbah a Moute (knee) is out.

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