Los Angeles Clippers Team Report – November 26
=== Los Angeles Clippers Team Report – November 26 ===
(Sports Network) – The Los Angeles Clippers try to make it two straight wins
this evening when they open a home-and-home set with the Golden State Warriors
at The Arena. These teams will wrap up the set on Sunday at the Staples
On Thursday, Marko Jaric shot 4-of-5 from three-point range and finished with
21 points and six assists to help Los Angeles past the slumping New Jersey,
Elton Brand added 17 points and seven rebounds, while Corey Maggette chipped
in 16 points, as the Clippers put an end to a three-game losing streak by
shooting 53 percent from the floor.
On the injury front, Kerry Kittles, traded to the Clippers by the Nets for a
second-round draft pick during the offseason, was a late scratch from the
contest in what would have been his first game against his former mates.
Kittles couldn’t play because of a bruised right knee, which he hurt in
practice Tuesday when he collided with Jaric. He is questionable for tonight’s
However, center Chris Kaman made his first appearance of the season after
being sidelined by a sprained left ankle that he hurt in an exhibition game on
October 27. He had seven points and four rebounds in 16 minutes.
The Clippers are just 3-3 away from home this season.
LA defeated the Warriors earlier in the year and have won four of the last six
meetings in the series. The Clippers have also had success in the Bay Area,
where they have won four of five and six of their last eight.