Clippers Get Strong Game From Griffin, Rout Kings

Blake Griffin had 18 points and 13 rebounds for the Clippers, in just 23 minutes.

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Blake Griffin Shines In Clippers' 120-88 Win In Sacramento

Sacramento, CA (Sports Network) - Chris Kaman led a balanced attack with 20 points, as the Los Angeles Clippers pounded the Sacramento Kings, 120-88, in preseason play from ARCO Arena.

Blake Griffin made all seven of his shots from the field, on the way to an 18- point, 13-rebound effort for the Clippers. Al-Farouq Aminu, the No. 8 overall draft pick this summer, added 17 points and eight rebounds.

DeMarcus Cousins tallied 15 points before fouling out for the Kings, who committed 17 turnovers, which turned into 24 LA points. Carl Landry scored 14 in defeat.


NBA Preseason: Clippers At Kings Lineups & Injury Report

Here are the probable starters and injury report for tonight's game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Sacramento Kings at Arco Arena in Sacramento:


Small Forward: Ryan Gomes

Power Forward: Blake Griffin

Center: Chris Kaman

Shooting Guard: Rasual Butler

Point Guard: Randy Foye

Injuries: Willie Warren is out with a left adductor muscle strain, and Eric Bledsoe is doubtful with a sprained left ankle.


Small Forward: Marcus Landry

Power Forward: Carl Landry

Center: DeMarcus Cousins

Shooting Guard: Tyreke Evans

Point Guard: Beno Udrih

Injuries: Samuel Dalembert (left adductor strain), Darnell Jackson (strained right hip flexor), and Hassan Whiteside (left patellar tendon strain) are all questionable.

For more Clippers news and information, be sure to read the SB Nation blog Clips Nation.


Clippers Head To Sacramento For Second Preseason Affair

The Los Angeles Clippers play their second preseason game tonight, another road contest against the Sacramento, knowing it can only get better than their 29-point opening loss in Portland Tuesday night.

The Clippers lost three of four games to the Kings last season, including losing both games in Sacramento. In the preseason, the Clippers are 6-10 against the Kings. The last time the two clubs met in the preseason, the Clippers won 92-90 in 2007.

Per Steve Perrin at Clips Nation:

As for Eric Gordon (who sat out Tuesday's game just to get some rest after a busy summer playing in the World Championships) and Baron Davis: "Del Negro said Gordon might get some minutes against Sacramento, but he wasn't so sure that Davis would play Thursday night."  So this sounds like the perfect game to watch if you're a big Duke or Kutztown U fan, since Jon Scheyer and Stephen Dennis figure to get plenty of opportunity.  Oh, and there's another game tomorrow night.

The Clippers play at Golden State tomorrow night, their first back-to-back effort of the preseason.

Tonight's game from Arco Arena is not on television, but can be heard on radio on KFWB 980. Game time is 7 p.m. PDT.

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