Through 2 Quarters
We’ve seen some fireworks two quarters in as the Los Angeles Clippers and the Golden State Warriors have combined for 133 points. Either team is in a position to win, but Los Angeles leads 67-66.
Paul George has led the way so far for the Clippers, as he has 22 points and three assists in addition to three boards. One thing to keep an eye out for is Marcus Morris’ foul situation as he currently sits at four.
Point guard Stephen Curry has done his best for Golden State, currently boasting 28 points (42% of their total) along with two rebounds.
Los Angeles @ Golden State
What to Know
The Los Angeles Clippers will face off against the Golden State Warriors at 10 p.m. ET on Thursday at Chase Center. After a 47-25 record in the regular season, the Clippers made it as far as the Western Conference Championships last year but lost to the Phoenix Suns 130-103 in game six. Golden State was 39-33 last year and is coming off of a 121-114 win against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday.
A pair of last-season defensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Los Angeles was fourth best in points allowed per game, finishing the 2020-2021 season giving up only 107.8 on average. As for Golden State, they held their opponents to a field goal percentage of 45.20%, good for third in the league.
Since the experts predict a defeat, the Clippers will need to dig deep. We’ll soon see whether they can make the experts look bad.
How To Watch
When: Thursday at 10 p.m. ETWhere: Chase Center — San Francisco, CaliforniaTV: TNTFollow: CBS Sports AppTicket Cost: $76.00
The Warriors are a 3.5-point favorite against the Clippers, according to the latest NBA odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Warriors as a 2.5-point favorite.
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Golden State have won 19 out of their last 28 games against Los Angeles.
Mar 11, 2021 – Los Angeles 130 vs. Golden State 104Jan 08, 2021 – Golden State 115 vs. Los Angeles 105Jan 06, 2021 – Los Angeles 108 vs. Golden State 101Mar 10, 2020 – Los Angeles 131 vs. Golden State 107Jan 10, 2020 – Los Angeles 109 vs. Golden State 100Oct 24, 2019 – Los Angeles 141 vs. Golden State 122Apr 26, 2019 – Golden State 129 vs. Los Angeles 110Apr 24, 2019 – Los Angeles 129 vs. Golden State 121Apr 21, 2019 – Golden State 113 vs. Los Angeles 105Apr 18, 2019 – Golden State 132 vs. Los Angeles 105Apr 15, 2019 – Los Angeles 135 vs. Golden State 131Apr 13, 2019 – Golden State 121 vs. Los Angeles 104Apr 07, 2019 – Golden State 131 vs. Los Angeles 104Jan 18, 2019 – Golden State 112 vs. Los Angeles 94Dec 23, 2018 – Golden State 129 vs. Los Angeles 127Nov 12, 2018 – Los Angeles 121 vs. Golden State 116Feb 22, 2018 – Golden State 134 vs. Los Angeles 127Jan 10, 2018 – Los Angeles 125 vs. Golden State 106Jan 06, 2018 – Golden State 121 vs. Los Angeles 105Oct 30, 2017 – Golden State 141 vs. Los Angeles 113Feb 23, 2017 – Golden State 123 vs. Los Angeles 113Feb 02, 2017 – Golden State 133 vs. Los Angeles 120Jan 28, 2017 – Golden State 144 vs. Los Angeles 98Dec 07, 2016 – Golden State 115 vs. Los Angeles 98Mar 23, 2016 – Golden State 114 vs. Los Angeles 98Feb 20, 2016 – Golden State 115 vs. Los Angeles 112Nov 19, 2015 – Golden State 124 vs. Los Angeles 117Nov 04, 2015 – Golden State 112 vs. Los Angeles 108
Injury Report for Golden State
Jonathan Kuminga: Out (Knee)James Wiseman: Out (Knee)Klay Thompson: Out (Achilles)
Injury Report for Los Angeles
Nicolas Batum: Out (Personal)Serge Ibaka: Out (Back)Keon Johnson: Out (Illness)Jason Preston: Out (Foot)Kawhi Leonard: Out (Knee)