Clippers take on the Pacers in cross-conference game
Indiana Pacers (44-27, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (41-30, eighth in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles and Indiana face off in non-conference action.
The Clippers are 22-13 on their home court. Los Angeles ranks second in the Western Conference shooting 38.7 percent from deep, led by Landry Shamet shooting 46.9 percent from 3-point range.
The Pacers are 17-18 in road games. Indiana is eighth in the NBA with 25.9 assists per game, led by Darren Collison averaging 6.0. The Pacers won 116-92 in the last matchup between these two teams on Feb. 7. Bojan Bogdanovic led Indiana with 29 points and Montrezl Harrell led Los Angeles with 19 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ivica Zubac leads the Clippers with 7.8 rebounds and averages 8.9 points. Patrick Beverley has averaged 5.2 assists and 9.5 points over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
Victor Oladipo is averaging 18.8 points, 5.6 rebounds and 5.2 assists for the Pacers. Wesley Matthews has averaged 2.3 made 3-pointers and scored 12 points over the last 10 games for Indiana.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pacers: 4-6, averaging 103.6 points, 40.2 rebounds, 24.3 assists, 8.9 steals and five blocks per game while shooting 44.8 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 107.3 points on 46.2 percent shooting.
Clippers: 8-2, averaging 119.2 points, 49.6 rebounds, 25 assists, 7.3 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 46.1 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.1 points on 44.8 percent shooting.
Clippers Injuries: Luc Mbah a Moute: out (knee).
Pacers Injuries: Victor Oladipo: out for season (ruptured right quadricep tendon).