The Los Angeles Clippers today announced their 2013 preseason schedule which will feature an October 19 matchup against the Denver Nuggets played at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada and three home contests at STAPLES Center.
The Clippers open the preseason with four road games, starting on October 7 in Portland against the Trail Blazers followed by an October 12 game in Utah against the Jazz. Finishing up the road trip is an October 14 game against the Sacramento Kings and an October 15 contest against the Phoenix Suns.
The team will make its 2013-14 STAPLES Center debut on October 18 at 7:30 PM against the Trail Blazers. The Clippers will have two remaining home preseason games, on October 23 against the Jazz and on October 25 against the Kings.
2013-14 CLIPPERS PRESEASON SCHEDULE
DATE OPPONENT HOME TEAM SITE TIME
10/7/2013 Portland Trail Blazers Portland Rose Garden 7:00 PM
10/12/2013 Utah Jazz Utah Energy Solutions Arena 6:00 PM
10/14/2013 Sacramento Kings Sacramento Sleep Train Arena 7:00 PM
10/15/2013 Phoenix Suns Phoenix US Airways Center 7:00 PM
10/18/2013 Portland Trail Blazers Clippers STAPLES Center 7:30 PM
10/19/2013 Denver Nuggets Clippers Mandalay Bay Events Center 7:30 PM
10/23/2013 Utah Jazz Clippers STAPLES Center 7:30 PM
10/25/2013 Sacramento Kings Clippers STAPLES Center 7:30 PM
Despite a 17-point outburst in the fourth quarter from Darren Collison, the Clippers couldn’t rally and fell, 94-84, to Portland Friday night in their Staples Center preseason opener. Collison finished with 31 points and had six assists and two steals for the Clippers (3-2), who will play Denver Saturday night in Las Vegas.