Well, that was one hell of a regular season.
But the train certainly doesn’t stop there for the Los Angeles Clippers. Their last attempt at avoiding their biggest rival at the moment in the Memphis Grizzlies failed when the Denver Nuggets defeated the Phoenix Suns, but fortunately the team held onto homecourt advantage with a victory over the Sacramento Kings. Now the two franchises will have a rematch of last years first round playoff series, one in which the Los Angeles Clippers won Game 7 in Memphis.
The NBA has released the dates for the games this series with the earliest being the late night game this Saturday.
- Game 1 – Sat April 20 Memphis at L.A. Clippers 10:30PM ESPN
- Game 2 – Mon April 22 Memphis at L.A. Clippers 10:30PM TNT
- Game 3 – Thu April 25 L.A. Clippers at Memphis 9:30PM TNT
- Game 4 – Sat April 27 L.A. Clippers at Memphis 4:30PM TNT
- Game 5 * Tue April 30 Memphis at L.A. Clippers
- Game 6 * Fri May 3 L.A. Clippers at Memphis
- Game 7 * Sun May 5 Memphis at L.A. Clippers
* = To Be Determined
Surely to be one of the better playoff series in the first round, be sure to plan accordingly to make sure you catch all of the match-ups. They won’t fail in expectations.