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Los Angeles Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers takes place on Thursday night in a showdown between these two local rivals. The Clippers enter the game with the psychological advantage of being top of the Pacific Division, and will be hoping their momentum can give them another win tonight before the All Star break. The game tips off at 7.30 p.m. PT and can be watched online through free live stream (details below).
If the Clippers can win this game tonight they will take the season series from the Lakers for the first time in 20 years. However, the LA Lakers, led by Kobe Bryant, will be doing everything in their power to stop that happening tonight.
The Clippers come into this game with an amazing record of 38-17, in a surprising season that could see them win their first division title. They are currently six and a half games ahead of second places Golden State, giving them a healthy lead which will give them confident of making history for the franchise this season.
The Lakers, who have won five straight Pacific Division titles, have had a torrid season, with things being made even worse by the Clippers success. They enter this game with a record of 25-28, meaning they are a hefty 12 games back from their local rivals who top the division.
The last time the Clippers managed to win the season series against the Lakers was way back in the 1992-93 season. But that feat is in their grasp tonight; they come into this game having won three straight games, having dispatched of Houston on Wednesday by a confident scoreline of 106-96.
Clippers vs Lakers will start at 7.30 p.m. PT and can be watched online through free live stream by clicking here.