Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Arts & Entertainment
  3. Performing Arts

Clippers Take on Trail Blazers Tomorrow in Western Conference Showdown

See also

The Los Angeles Clippers look to keep their winning streak alive when they go against the Portland Trail Blazers at STAPLES Center on Wednesday, February 12 at 7:30 p.m.

The Clippers (36-18) are coming off a 123-78 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers this past Sunday as the 45-point margin of victory was the largest ever in Clippers franchise history. Clippers guard Chris Paul returned to the court on Sunday after missing the past 18 games due to a separated right shoulder. Clippers forward Blake Griffin scored a game high 26 points and added 11 rebounds for his 31st double-double of the season. Both Paul and Griffin were selected to participate for the Western Conference in the NBA All-Star game later this week.

The Portland Trail Blazers (36-15) will play the first of their back to back game against the Oklahoma City Thunder before taking on the Clippers. As a team, Portland currently leads the NBA in points per game with 108.0 points as well as rebounds per game with 46.5 rebounds. Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge leads the team averaging 24.1 points per game and 11.5 rebounds per game. Aldridge and Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard will also participate in next Sunday’s All-Star game as reserves for the Western Conference.

When the two teams met earlier this season, the Trail Blazers prevailed 116-112 in overtime behind 32 points from Aldridge. The Trail Blazers and Clippers are currently third and fourth respectively in the Western Conference standings. Both teams look to finish strong and inch closer to the top of the standings as the All-Star break in New Orleans commence this Friday.

Come join us at STAPLES Center as the two Western Conference foes battle for playoff seeding! For more information on the game and ticket prices, please click here.

Advertisement

Today's top buzz...

  • Coachella
    Get ready for the second weekend of Coachella with this fun guide
    Camera
    Music News
  • St. Louis Rams
    The Rams are offering $100K to anyone who can guess their 2014 schedule correctly
    NFL News
  • X-Men
    The final 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' trailer is here, and it's marvelous
    Camera
    Hot Trailers
  • Russell Westbrook
    See the NBA playoff teams that might consider making a panic trade
    Video
    NBA Buzz
  • Paul Walker
    Paul Walker's brothers will stand in for him on the set of 'Fast and the Furious 7'
    Video
    Movies Buzz
  • Matt Moore
    Rays pitcher Matt Moore will be undergoing season-ending elbow surgery
    MLB Buzz

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!