first_img Clippers’ rhythm is missing but their spirits strong before playoff opener Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Related Articles Lou Williams and JaMychal Green each had a team-high six points for the Clippers.Second quarter:Kawhi with nine points in this quarter alone and there is 7:59 left before halftime. Both teams exchange the lead before the Clippers pulled away late in the quarter.HALFTIME:Clippers lead Lakers 62-54 at halftime.Anthony Davis with 18 points and LeBron James with 14 points in the first half for the Lakers.Kawhi leads the Clippers with 20 points. Lou Williams added 13 points.Third quarter:Danny Green scored 18 of his 21 points in the quarter to help the Lakers overcome a double-digit deficit. The Lakers finished on an 15-3 scoring run to end the quarter tied at 85.Fourth quarter:LeBron turns the ball over to begin the quarter.‪Kawhi Leonard was booed to start the game but the Board Man got paid tonight. ‬‪Kawhi scores 30 points in his Clippers debut and defeats the Lakers 112-102 in the Staples Center. Trail Blazers beat Grizzlies in play-in, earn first-round series with the Lakers How athletes protesting the national anthem has evolved over 17 years center_img The NBA is back in Los Angeles as the Lakers and Clippers tip-off the NBA season on Tuesday night at Staples Center.The season opener features the regular-season debut of Anthony Davis in a Lakers jersey and Riverside’s Kawhi Leonard in a Clippers uniform.It will be the first of several anticipated matchups this season between two of the favorites to win the 2019-20 NBA championship. For a look at some of our coverage leading up to the opener, click here.[scribble src=”/livescoreboard/12705″ /] Lakers practice early hoping to answer all questions AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with PackersFollow along for live updates from the Southern California News Group’s NBA beat reporters, Mirjam Swanson (Clippers) and Kyle Goon (Lakers), tonight and all season.First quarter:With Raptors and Pelicans in overtime on TNT, NBA fans can view the start of Lakers-Clippers on NBA TV. Game will flip back over to TNT after the overtime game ends.The Lakers off to a fast start on a 13-6 run against the Clippers with 6:50 left in the quarter.With LeBron James and Anthony Davis sitting out the final minute of the first quarter, the Clippers go on a 5-0 scoring run to close the gap and trail by three against the Lakers. Davis leads the game with nine points and three defensive rebounds. James had six points. Clippers rookies key overtime victory over Oklahoma City last_img read more