Los Angeles puts home win streak on the line against Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers (32-13, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (30-16, third in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles will try to keep its four-game home win streak alive when the Clippers face Philadelphia.
The Clippers are 15-6 on their home court. Los Angeles is 21-6 when outrebounding opponents and averages 44.3 rebounds per game.
The 76ers are 13-9 in road games. Philadelphia is seventh in the league scoring 114.8 points per game while shooting 48%.
The Clippers and 76ers match up Saturday for the first time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Paul George is scoring 22.4 points per game and averaging 6.2 rebounds for the Clippers. Ivica Zubac is averaging 8.4 rebounds and 10.8 points per game over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
Ben Simmons has shot 55.6% and is averaging 15.9 points for the 76ers. Danny Green is averaging 3.5 made 3-pointers and scoring 12.9 points over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
LAST 10 GAMES: Clippers: 6-4, averaging 114.8 points, 43.8 rebounds, 23.4 assists, eight steals and 3.6 blocks per game while shooting 47.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 107.3 points on 47.3% shooting.
76ers: 9-1, averaging 117 points, 49.3 rebounds, 23.7 assists, 9.9 steals and 6.8 blocks per game while shooting 49.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 103.7 points on 44.3% shooting.
INJURIES: Clippers: Rajon Rondo: day to day (adductor), Serge Ibaka: out (back), Marcus Morris: out (calf), Patrick Beverley: out (knee), Kawhi Leonard: out (foot).
76ers: Joel Embiid: out (knee).