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LA Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder Preview, NBA 2023-24

LA Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder Preview, NBA 2023-24

LAC vs OKC Dream11 Prediction: The LA Clippers are set to face the Oklahoma City Thunder in an Inter-Conference battle at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles. This marks the second encounter between the top two teams this season, with the Thunder securing a convincing victory in the initial match with a scoreline of 115-134 at their home court. The Thunder, boasting a commendable record of 11-7 in away games, aim to continue their success on the road by clinching another victory against the Clippers.

On the other hand, the Los Angeles Clippers, often considered a super team, have found their rhythm with a notable 5-0 record in their last five home games. Eager to extend their home winning streak, the Clippers are determined to make it six consecutive victories in front of their home crowd.

LA Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder Prediction

Los Angeles Clippers (25-14)

The Los Angeles Clippers, now positioned at 4th in the conference league table, have exhibited an impressive performance, securing victories in eight of their last 10 matches. While their three-game winning streak was interrupted by a loss to the Timberwolves (109-105), the team has demonstrated strength and cohesion with all players contributing effectively. The Clippers are currently averaging 117.4 points per game, ranking 9th in the NBA. Notably, they are scoring +5.4 points more per game than their opponents, placing them 5th in the league in this regard.

Kawhi Leonard has been a standout performer for the Clippers, averaging 24.4 points, 6.2 rebounds, and 1.6 steals per game with an impressive 51.6% shooting from the field. Paul George follows closely with an average of 23.2 points and 1.6 steals per game, while Ivica Zubac contributes significantly with 12.3 points, 9.3 rebounds, and 1.4 blocks per game. The recent addition of James Harden has brought additional firepower, with Harden averaging 17.7 points and 8.3 assists, showcasing his efficiency from beyond the arc with a 42.5% success rate.

Oklahoma City Thunders (27-12)

The Oklahoma City Thunder, positioned at 2nd in the conference league table, have displayed an impressive performance, securing victories in 9 of their last twelve matches. Despite a recent break in their four-game winning streak with a loss to the Lakers (112-105), the Thunder’s starter, Jalen Williams, showcased an outstanding performance with 25 points and 6 assists. The Thunder’s offence has been potent, averaging 122.1 points per game, ranking them 3rd in the league. Additionally, their defence has seen improvement, placing 13th in the league and allowing opponents to score 114.6 points per game.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has been a driving force for the Thunder, delivering MVP-worthy performances with a team-high 31.0 points per game, 6.4 assists, and 2.8 steals per game. Chet Holmgren, a standout rookie, has contributed significantly with averages of 17.3 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 2.7 blocks per game. Another player to watch out for is Jalen Williams, averaging 18.4 points per game while shooting an impressive 44.3% from behind the arc.

LAC vs OKC Basketball Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday 17th January 2024
  • Time:8:30 AM IST
  • How to Watch Live: Sports 18, Jio Cinema
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Arena: Crypto.com

LA Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder Lineups

LAC (Clippers): Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard, Brandon Boston Jr., Bones Hyland, Amir Coffey, Jordan Miller, Joshua Primo, Paul George, Terance Mann, Xavier Moon, P.J. Tucker, Kobe Brown, Norman Powell, Moussa Diabate, Daniel Theis, Ivica Zubac, Mason Plumlee.

OKC (Thunders): Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Jalen Williams, Chet Holmgren, Josh Giddey, Luguentz Dort, Isaiah Joe, Cason Wallace, Kenrich Williams, Aaron Wiggins, Ousmane Dieng, Jaylin Williams, Davis Bertans, Tre Mann, Lindy Waters III, Vasilije Micic, Olivier Sarr, Aleksej Pokusevski, Keyontae Johnson

LA Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder Injury News

LAC (Clippers): Moussa Diabate (hand injury), Ivica Zubac (calf injury), Xavier Moon (Injured).

OKC (Thunders): No Injuries Updated

LA Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder H2H

LAC (Clippers): 4 games won

OKC (Thunders): 6 games won

LA Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder Fantasy Leaders

Points: Kawhi Leonard (24.4) vs Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (31.5)

Rebounds: Ivica Zubac (9.7) vs Chet Holmgren (7.3)

Assists: James Harden (8.3) vs Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (6.4)

Steals: Paul George (1.6) vs Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2.4)

Blocks: Ivica Zubac (1.4) vs Chet Holmgren (2.7)

Free Throw%: Paul George (92.3) vs Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (89.2)

Field Goal Percentage%: Kawhi Leonard (51.6) vs Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (55.6)

Three Point Percentage%: Norman Powell (46.0) vs Jalen Williams (44.30)

LAC vs OKC Live Score Today

LA Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder Prediction, LAC vs OKC Live Stream will be available on the official app of the NBA and ESPN Network in the USA. The LAC vs OKC Live Score can be checked on the Fancode application & Jio Cinema.

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