Chris Humphreys-US PRESSWIRE
The Clippers will open their season with a battle against the Grizzlies on Wednesday.
The Clippers finished 40-26 last season, which placed them second in the Pacific Division and fifth in the Eastern Conference standings. The Clippers defeated the Grizzlies in seven games in the first round of the 2012 playoffs before being swept by the San Antonio Spurs in the second round.
The Grizzlies are returning their same starting five as last season, as they hope a healthy Zach Randolph can catapult them back to their 2010-11 status, when they lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder in seven games in the second round of the playoffs.