The LA Clippers acquired Kawhi Leonard and Paul George this offseason, so it’s no wonder their 2019-20 schedule features a few more national TV games than last year’s three.
The NBA released it’s 2019-20 regular season schedule for all teams on Monday, and the title-favorite Clippers are one of the teams to really watch. LA has been given a grand total of 38 national TV games this season, which includes four ABC games, 11 ESPN games, 11 TNT games, and 12 NBA TV games.
The Clippers will tip off their regular season at home against the Los Angeles Lakers on October 22nd before traveling to San Francisco to take on the Golden State Warriors in their home opener on October 24th. The Clippers will play seven of their first 10 games at home, including games against the defending Conference champion Warriors and Raptors (on November 11th).
The Clippers will travel long and far to take on the Lakers on the road for their Christmas Day matchup at 5PM PST.
LA will play 13 back-to-back sets throughout the season and travel a total of 46,333 miles. The team’s longest road trip will be a six-game, 11-day road trip from January 18th to January 28th. The longest homestand for the Clippers will be the five-game stretch in the opening month from October 31st to November 11th.
The six-game road trip will see the Clippers play the New Orleans Pelicans, Dallas Mavericks, Atlanta Hawks, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, and Los Angeles Lakers. This road trip won’t be the easiest, but it definitely won’t be as tough as it could’ve been.
The Clippers face every team in the Western Conference a total of four times with the exception of the Dallas Mavericks, the Denver Nuggets, the Memphis Grizzlies and the Portland Trailblazers, who they play three times each.