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Los Angeles Clippers 2014-15 Schedule: 5 Games That Stand Out

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LA Clippers 2014-15 Schedule: 5 Games That Stand Out

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The Los Angeles Clippers will look to build off of a strong season and make a deeper run into the playoffs. They have plenty of talent as their young stars continue to grow, and will have many marquee matchups throughout the year. Here are five games that stand out.

5. October 31: Los Angeles Lakers

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5. October 31: Los Angeles Lakers

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The Clippers get the Lakers early in the season again, although this time the Clippers will surely want to display their dominance. The Lakers surprised them once last year, and anything can happen when these two teams play each other.

4. April 11: Memphis Grizzlies

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4. April 11: Memphis Grizzlies

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As the season winds down, the Clippers need as many wins as possible to secure home-court advantage. They have had their fair share of trouble with the Grizzlies, who always make things interesting.

3. January 16: Cleveland Cavaliers

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3. January 16: Cleveland Cavaliers

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LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and possibly Kevin Love all coming to town represents a must-see game. The Clippers have the star power and depth to keep up, but will need to find a way to contain James. Watching Love against Griffin will be a lot of fun.

2. October 30: Oklahoma City Thunder

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2. October 30: Oklahoma City Thunder

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The Clippers get to start their season playing the team that ended their championship dreams. This game is filled with star players, rivalries, and unfinished business. It should be one of the most exciting games early in the year.

1. December 25: Golden State Warriors

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1. December 25: Golden State Warriors

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The teams will once again meet on Christmas day, and it is evident that neither like each other. They played a thrilling playoff series last year, and the rivalry should continue to build. There are sure to be some in-game tussles as the team battle it out for a precious win in the Western Conference.