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Los Angeles puts home win streak on the line against Oklahoma City

January 21, 2021 GMT

Oklahoma City Thunder (6-7, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (11-4, first in the Western Conference)

Los Angeles; Friday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles will try to keep its four-game home win streak intact when the Clippers take on Oklahoma City.

The Clippers are 9-4 in conference games. Los Angeles is eighth in the league averaging 114.9 points and is shooting 48.6% from the field.

The Thunder are 1-5 in conference matchups. Oklahoma City ranks seventh in the Western Conference with 44.7 rebounds per game led by Darius Bazley averaging 7.2.

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The teams face off Friday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Paul George leads the Clippers with 3.9 made 3-pointers, and is averaging 24.4 points while shooting 50.5% from beyond the arc. Luke Kennard is shooting 61.0% and averaging 10 points over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander leads the Thunder scoring 21 assists and collecting 5.3 rebounds. Luguentz Dort is averaging 11.8 points and four rebounds while shooting 47.3% over the last 10 games for Oklahoma City.

LAST 10 GAMES: Clippers: 7-3, averaging 116.1 points, 42.8 rebounds, 24.8 assists, 7.4 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 48.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 107 points on 47.8% shooting.

Thunder: 5-5, averaging 104.8 points, 44.3 rebounds, 22.3 assists, 6.6 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 43.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.9 points on 46.1% shooting.

INJURIES: Clippers: None listed.

Thunder: Al Horford: out (personal), Ty Jerome: out (left ankle), Trevor Ariza: out (personal).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.