LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 19: Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives to the basket on Metta World Peace #15 and Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on December 19, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers beat the Lakers 114-95. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
The highlight of the long weekend will undoubtedly be the Clippers "hosting" the Lakers on Saturday.
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In Los Angeles, we'll be treated to a total of four games during the long weekend, as the Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers are both in town. The highlight of the weekend will be on Saturday when the Clippers "host" the Lakers in a duel that suddenly is a lot more interesting than it has been in recent years.
Tickets for that all Southland matchup are a hot commodity, with an average price of nearly $300. There are still cheaper options, though, as the get-in prices is a relatively reasonable $67. Both teams will also play on MLK Day itself, with the Clippers hosting the New Jersey Nets at 12:30 p.m. (tickets as cheap as $6) and the Lakers finishing off the double-header of sorts against the Dallas Mavericks.