The Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers met for the second time in the 2019-2020 season on Christmas day and boy did they not disappoint! Both teams came to play and the environment was electric. This was must see tv! The game was a home game for the Lakers, but let’s be honest, every game at the Staple Center between these two teams is a home game for the Lakers.
Going into the game, Lakers had the second best record in the NBA, but were on a 3-game losing streak after suffering loses to the Milwaukee Bucks, Indiana Pacers and Denver Nuggets. The Clippers had lost to the Houston Rockets, beaten the San Antonio Spurs and lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder.