Clippers to open their 2022-23 NBA season vs. Lakers on Oct. 20

The Clippers and Lakers won’t want to attend lengthy till the world co-tenants meet for the primary time within the upcoming NBA season.

With the featured duos of LeBron James and Anthony Davis, and Kawhi Leonard and Paul George all doubtlessly wholesome, the groups will face off Oct. 20 at Crypto.com Enviornment in what will likely be a delegated Lakers residence recreation, in keeping with individuals with data of the NBA’s schedule, which is predicted to be launched in full within the coming days.

Clippers coach Tyronn Lue is unbeaten in seven video games in opposition to the Lakers since taking on two seasons in the past, whereas it will likely be Lakers coach Darvin Ham’s first assembly of area tenants since his hiring in Might. The sport would be the Clippers’ season opener, whereas the Lakers will reportedly open two days earlier, on Oct. 18, at defending champion Golden State.

Later within the schedule, and for the second consecutive yr, the Clippers won’t be a part of the NBA’s featured Christmas Day slate. The Lakers will reportedly journey to Dallas for a Christmas recreation.