Two of the best teams so far this season come up face to face on Wednesday in an East vs West battle. The LA Clippers currently sit top of the Western with the Brooklyn Nets 2nd in the East just behind the Philadelphia 76ers. In the last 10 the Brooklyn Nets are 7-3 but the LA Clippers aren’t slowing down with a 9-1 record, this game has all the pedigree to be one of the most important games of both side’s seasons.
Brooklyn Nets: LWWWW
LA Clippers: WWWLW
The Nets will want to bounce back after a high scoring defeat to the Washington Wizards last time out. The Clippers will want to extend their three game away winning streak, but it won’t be easy with Nets good home form.
10/08/2020 ~ Los Angeles Clippers 120-129 Brooklyn Nets
18/03/2019 ~ Los Angeles Clippers 119-116 Brooklyn Nets
Kevin Durant: The 2013/14 MVP winner has shown that he can’t be forgotten with a great start to the current season. He’s averaged 30.9 points per game, 7.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists. Kyrie Irving has also been firing on all cylinders this season with 27.7 points per game, 4.8 rebounds and 5.8 assists.
Kawhi Leonard: The forward has been leading his side to the top of the Western conference this season with 25.9 points per game, 5.2 rebounds and 5.4 assists. He will need to be on form again if his side is to keep their run going.
Brooklyn Nets: Iman Shumpert (Not with team), James Harden (Thigh), Nicolas Claxton (Knee), Spencer Dinwiddie (ACL)
LA Clippers: Nicolas Batum (Potential Groin), Patrick Beverly (Potential Knee)