Clippers, Lakers to open season against each other
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers under new coach Doc Rivers will open the NBA season on Oct. 29 against the Lakers.
The Clippers said Tuesday that because of increased demand, tickets will go on sale to the public on Wednesday, with about 1,000 available for every home game.
The Clippers play 10 of their first 16 games at Staples Center, with their home opener set for Oct. 31 against Golden State. Twenty-nine of the team's games will be nationally televised, the second-most in franchise history.
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