Join us for a live discussion at 11:30 today as Times Lakers writer Mike Bresnahan and Clippers writer Brad Turner will be discussing the two teams in a live video chat moderated by Times Sports Editor Mike James.
After the Clippers play the Rockets tonight, they will only have one game remaining, and that will be against the Lakers. That is also the Lakers' final game before the break in what has been a surprising first half of the season.
As Times Lakers blogger Eric Pincus wrote earlier this week,
"The Lakers returned home, weary after their longest trip of the season. But despite losses at Phoenix, Boston and Miami, the team pulled out four wins in seven games.