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Golden State Warriors (48-12) at LA Clippers (40-22)

12:30PM PST Tip-off

Oracle Arena, Oakland

TV: ABC 7 | CSN Bay Area | Radio: KNBR 680

Buddy blog:

The Los Angeles Clippers are heading into the Oracle Arena to take on a Golden State Warriors team that's got a 26-2 record at home. This is a big game for both teams but an even greater challenge for the Clippers as they take on not only the Dubs, but a rowdy and crazy Roaracle crowd. As for the Warriors? They're going to need to play it smart if they want to defeat this west coast rival. The turnover problems the've had the past 2 games need to be contained in order to get a win tonight. Just play it smart fellas! Get ready for some smash mouth, in your face basketball Warriors fans! This is BIG!

Your Golden State Warriors: Where do I begin? Best record in the NBA (48-12). MVP candidate Stephen Curry (23.8 ppg, 7.8 apg, 4.4 rpg). Coach of the year candidate Steve Kerr (in his first year) and a bench so deep you never know who's going to step up and help carry this team to victory. A few problems we're hoping the coaching staff and players can fix: The increase in turnovers have has been risky for this team and Klay Thompson needs to get out of his funk and start shooting lights out.

Their LA Clippers team: The Clips are ready for anything inside the Oracle Arena. This is a banged up team with injuries from Matt Barnes who has a strained hamstring and Jamal Crawford is out with a calf contusion. There's rumors that Blake Griffin may be back on Sundays game after having Elbow surgery but we'll have to wait an see. These guys are coming in from a tough loss to Portland Wednesday night. LA is going to need all hands on deck to win this one.

Predictions: You're looking at the top two scoring teams in the league. Anything can happen and it really depends on who gets hot first. It's also going to be a huge defensive battle with guys like Bogut, Green, Iguodala & Speights who are up for the challenge. I'm really looking forward to seeing DeAndre Jordan and Andrew Bogut go 1-on-1 inside the paint. Expect a big match up between Stephen Curry and Chris Paul at the point guard position. Whoever runs the floor, takes the win. If Klay Thompson gets hot on the 3-point line, we got this.

I can't call it but I feel like this is going to be a close one. Warriors win it in a dramatic fashion beating the LA Clippers 136 to 129 in double overtime. Fans are going to be getting their moneys worth on this one! Go Warriors!