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Clippers meet Lakers after Leonard’s 40-point game

Los Angeles Lakers (41-38, 7th Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (41-38, 6th Western Conference)

Los Angeles; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT


BOTTOM: The Los Angeles Clippers take on the Los Angeles Lakers after Kawhi Leonard scored 40 points in the Los Angeles Clippers’ 122-114 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.

The Clippers are 24-25 in conference play. The Clippers are 19-21 in games decided by 10 or more points.

The Lakers are 25-24 in the Western Conference game. The Lakers have a 17-31 record against .500+ teams.

The two teams will face off for the fourth time this season. The Clippers defeated the Lakers 133-115 in their last meeting on Jan. 25. Paul George led the Clippers with 27 points, and LeBron James led the Lakers with 46 points.

TOP PERFORMER: Russell Westbrook averages 15.7 points, 5.8 rebounds and 7.6 assists for the Clippers. Leonard has averaged 19.3 points in the last 10 games.

James is averaging 28.9 points per game with 8.4 rebounds and 6.8 assists for the Lakers. Anthony Davis has averaged 25.7 points and 10.3 rebounds in his last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Clippers: 5-5, averaging 116.9 points, 41.1 rebounds, 28.3 assists, 8.6 steals and 4.0 blocks per game while shooting 50.1% from the field. Your opponents averaged 115.2 points per game.

Lakers: 7-3, averaging 119.0 points, 45.1 rebounds, 25.3 assists, 6.8 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 49.4% from the field. Your opponents scored an average of 113.3 points.

INJURIES: Clippers: Brandon Boston Jr.: off (tailbone), Paul George: off (leg), Eric Gordon: day-to-day (hip), Marcus Morris Sr.: day-to-day (illness).

Lakers: Mo Bamba: out (ankle), D’Angelo Russell: out (foot).

The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and data from Sportradar.

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