PREVIEW & TIPS Oklahoma City Thunder VS Los Angeles Clippers
Oklahoma City Thunder – Los Angeles Clippers – Oklahoma has 41 wins and 29 defeats in fourth place in the West, but is still not safe in the playoffs, as well as Clippers who “float” between the seventh and ninth positions at the conference. This season, Oklahoma and Clippers played two duels that were very effective and at the end both teams celebrated the Thunder team.
Oklahoma City Thunder News
Thunders are the fourth in the West, but there is no relaxation because the situation in the conference is such that with a smaller series of defeats immediately falls down a few places (Spursi and Nuggets). In his field, he has 24 victories in 35 matches, while Clippers are expecting four consecutive victories. Otherwise, in the last ten matches they celebrated seven times, all of which helped them raise the table. Still, if we look a little bit closer, all the victories have come against the weaker teams, while against the favorites – Houston, Portland, Warrior or Cavs – recorded defeats.
By the end of the regular season, he will have other difficult matches (Toronto, Boston, Portland, Denver and Spurs who are struggling to play), and as Warriors and Houston have already provided a playoff, Oklahoma would have to get those matches. Westbrook has achieved his 100th triple-double career in the last win over Atlanta, and more than just Oscar Robertson, Magic Johnson and Jason Kidd. The match was hurt by George and he is not sure whether he will play against Clippers, while for the injury off the field, both Adams Center and Roberson.
Trusted startup Thunder: Westbrook, Brewer, George (Grant), Anthony, Johnson
Oklahoma City Thunder VS Los Angeles Clippers STATS
Clippers need good defense but will also be in this match without Beverly, Gallinari and Bradley, all starter starter. Oklahoma will even drop all the cards without George, but the question is whether they can make up for it.
Los Angeles Clippers News
Clippers this season did not manage to defeat Oklahoma. They had two defeats, first at home 111: 120, and then on their pitch when Oklahoma was better than 127: 117. So, in both games they have received a large number of points (the fact is that they were also effective), which is a sign that if they want a better result they must play better defense. How to get Oklahoma or another team if you allow over 120 points per match, and Clippers can hardly track that rhythm. In both defeats, Clipperse was “destroyed” by George, who scored 42 and 31 points, while LA was still Griffin (now Detroit).
Clippers, fighting for the play-off, now have two difficult matches in front of them. They’re coming to Houston, so they’ll go to Oklahoma City. In front of these matches they are in a series of three wins and have 37 wins and 29 defeats. After these two games, two more difficult matches against Portland and Minnesota, so the outcome of these matches will significantly influence the development of the situation when Clippers are involved in play.
Clippers’ trusted startup team: Thornwell, Williams, Rivers, Harris, Jordan