Los Angeles faces Oklahoma City, aims for 5th straight victory

Oklahoma City Thunder (24-57, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (41-40, eighth in the Western Conference)

Los Angeles; Sunday, 9:30 p.m. EDT


BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles will attempt to extend its four-game win streak with a victory against Oklahoma City.

The Clippers are 25-26 in Western Conference games. Los Angeles is 19-21 in games decided by 10 or more points.

The Thunder are 17-34 in conference matchups. Oklahoma City is 7-6 in one-possession games.

The teams play for the third time this season. In the last matchup on Dec. 19 the Thunder won 104-103 led by 29 points from Luguentz Dort, while Luke Kennard scored 27 points for the Clippers.

TOP PERFORMERS: Reggie Jackson is scoring 16.8 points per game and averaging 3.6 rebounds for the Clippers. Robert Covington is averaging 13.2 points and 4.7 rebounds over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

Darius Bazley is averaging 10.8 points and 6.3 rebounds for the Thunder. Lindy Waters III is averaging 3.2 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Oklahoma City.

LAST 10 GAMES: Clippers: 5-5, averaging 115.7 points, 41.1 rebounds, 25.9 assists, 7.5 steals and 5.7 blocks per game while shooting 47.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.9 points per game.

Thunder: 4-6, averaging 111.8 points, 44.4 rebounds, 25.6 assists, 6.5 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 47.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.1 points.

INJURIES: Clippers: Kawhi Leonard: out (knee), Jason Preston: out (foot), Jay Scrubb: out for season (toe).

Thunder: Josh Giddey: out for season (hip), Ty Jerome: out for season (hip), Tre Mann: day to day (hamstring), Kenrich Williams: out (knee), Derrick Favors: out for season (back), Mike Muscala: out for season (ankle), Darius Bazley: out for season (knee), Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: out for season (ankle), Luguentz Dort: out for season (shoulder).


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