Kirby Lee-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire
The Clippers will play their first preseason game of the season at the Staples Center on Wednesday.
The Clippers are coming off their first win of the preseason, a 99-89 victory against the Miami Heat on Sunday. Wednesday's game will be the Clippers first in the United States since playing two against the Heat in China. Los Angeles opened the preseason against the Denver Nuggets in Las Vegas.
Chris Paul played in his first preseason game on Sunday, giving the Clippers a starting lineup similar to what they will use during the regular season. While he hasn't started, Jamal Crawford has played well for Los Angeles during the preseason, leading the Clippers in scoring at 16.7 points per game.
Blake Griffin appears to be rounding into form as he notched his first double-double of the preseason on Sunday. Griffin scored 13 points to go along with 10 rebounds against Miami. He's averaging 16 points and 9.0 rebounds over his last two games.
The Jazz are 3-1 in the preseason, including a 114-80 win against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday.
Time: 7:30 p.m. PT
Television Coverage: NBA TV