Clippers Vs. Rockets Game Preview

Mar. 2, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Los Angeles Clippers head coach Vinny Del Negro (right) with forward Blake Griffin in the first half against the Phoenix Suns at the US Airways Center. The Suns defeated the Clippers 81-78. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

The Clippers beat the Rockets 117-89 at Staples Center on January 4.

The Los Angeles Clippers continue their six-game road trip Sunday evening in Texas battling the Houston Rockets. This is the first game of a back-to-back set for the Clippers that will conclude in Minnesota on Monday night, a stretch that will see the Clippers play four games in five days and five games in seven days.

The Clippers (21-13) obliterated the Rockets 117-89 at Staples Center on January 4, but have lost their last two games in Houston.

To open their road trip, the Clippers had a 108-100 win in Sacramento on Thursday, then lost a close one in Phoenix 81-78 on Friday night. The Clippers are 9-8 on the road this season, but have won eight of their last 12 contests away from home.

The Rockets (21-16) have lost two straight games, and are 15-5 at home this season. Houston is 13-14 against Western Conference teams this season.

Sunday's 4 p.m. PST game will be televised by Prime Ticket. For more news and information on Clippers basketball, be sure to read Clips Nation.

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