The last time the Houston Rockets and L.A. Clippers met things got a bit heated. What surprises will round two bring out at Staples Center?
The Rockets (47-13) ride their 13 game winning streak to Staples Center for another match up with the L.A. Clippers (32-27). Quite a bit has changed since these two teams had the now infamous Staples locker room incident.
While the Rockets continue their march towards the No. 1 seed, the Clips are in the wild battle for the lower seeds in the Western Conference. In fact, the 5-9 seed are literally separated by no more than 1 game. What exactly does that mean? A team loses one game, and it’s a big drop off in the West.
So yes, the wild, wild west will have a long second half of the season to say the least. With all of this in mind, let’s examine three things to watch for in tonight’s match up in L.A.
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