The Los Angeles Clippers had a tremendous and surprising season in 2011-12 and treated longtime fans (and new fans, too) to a thrilling playoff series win. They may have found themselves up against a brick wall in the Western Conference semifinals, however, as they are looking overmatched in their series against the best team in the NBA, the San Antonio Spurs. The Clippers trail the series 2-0 and are just two losses away from going home until next season. They haven't looked particularly impressive in either of their losses, either.
In Game 3 on Saturday, the series comes to the Staples Center. The Clippers will try to pick up the win in an afternoon game, as the Los Angeles Lakers will host the Oklahoma City Thunder at night in the other Western Conference semifinal series.
Saturday's Game 3 will tip off at 12:30 p.m. PT and will be televised nationally on ABC.
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