Los Angeles takes on Philadelphia, seeks to stop 4-game skid

March 24, 2022 GMT

Philadelphia 76ers (45-27, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (36-38, eighth in the Western Conference)

Los Angeles; Friday, 10:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles enters the matchup with Philadelphia as losers of four straight games.

The Clippers are 20-15 on their home court. Los Angeles gives up 108.1 points and has been outscored by 1.3 points per game.

The 76ers are 24-11 in road games. Philadelphia ranks sixth in the Eastern Conference shooting 35.9% from 3-point range.

The two teams match up for the second time this season. The Clippers defeated the 76ers 102-101 in their last meeting on Jan. 22. Reggie Jackson led the Clippers with 19 points, and Joel Embiid led the 76ers with 40 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jackson is averaging 16.9 points and 4.8 assists for the Clippers. Luke Kennard is averaging 2.6 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

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Embiid is scoring 29.8 points per game with 11.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists for the 76ers. Tyrese Maxey is averaging 16.8 points and 2.4 rebounds while shooting 50.8% over the past 10 games for Philadelphia.

LAST 10 GAMES: Clippers: 3-7, averaging 106.7 points, 42.1 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 6.7 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 44.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.3 points per game.

76ers: 6-4, averaging 108.5 points, 42.7 rebounds, 22.7 assists, 6.9 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 43.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.7 points.

INJURIES: Clippers: Norman Powell: out (toe), Paul George: out (elbow), Kawhi Leonard: out (knee), Jason Preston: out (foot), Jay Scrubb: out for season (toe).

76ers: Jaden Springer: out (groin).

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