Sixers v. Clippers
Clippers - The Clippers have lost three of their last four games but have won five of their last seven games against the Sixers. Former Sixers shooting guard Willie Green is likely to start tonight for Los Angeles. and former Sixer, Villanova, and Roman Catholic standout Maalik Wayns returns as a member of the Clippers. The Clippers defense has been key for them recently. Since November 19th they are fourth in opponents points per game (93.6) and fifth in opponent field goal percentage (.426). Since the beginning of last season, the Clippers are 35-1 when holding opponents to a field goal percentage of 42.0% or worse.
20.5 PPG, 10.7 RPG, 0.7 BPG
Griffin, 24, is coming off of a bit of a down game with just 10 points but grabbed 10 rebounds against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Griffin has made exactly four free throws in all four games in December shooting 84.2% from the line over that span. In five career games against the Sixers, Griffin is averaging 15.4 points, 11.0 rebounds, and 4.4 assists per game.
15.8 PPG, 6.8 RPG, 0.6 BPG
Young, 25, had a decent game against the Denver Nuggets on Saturday where he scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds. He is now two games removed from his 25-point, 12-rebound performance against the Magic. In 10 career games against the Clippers, Young is averaging 12.3 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 0.6 assists.