Clippers to hold training camp in Vegas

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers will hold their training camp on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas from Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, the team announced Monday.

The Clippers will travel to Las Vegas on Sept. 29 immediately following their media day at the Clippers Training Facility and will hold all practices at the Mendenhall Center in Las Vegas.

“Getting away for training camp offers our team a unique opportunity to bond and focus solely on basketball as we prepare for the season,” Clippers coach and President of Basketball Operations Doc Rivers said. “UNLV has first-class facilities and we are excited about starting the season in Las Vegas.”

The team will hold four sets of two practice sessions per day on Sept. 30 through Oct. 3, with a single practice on Saturday, Oct. 4. The Clippers will open the preseason Oct. 7 at home against the Golden State Warriors.