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Game Thread: Mavericks at Clippers

Who: The Los Angeles Clippers host the Dallas Mavericks

What: An opportunity for the Mavericks to redeem themselves after a sloppy loss at home to Memphis

Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA

When: 2:30pm CT/3:30pm ET

How: NBA League Pass is still having their free preview. Locally, you can see the game on FSSW-DAL and PRIME.

The Story:

The Clippers have struggled a bit to start the season, but they have the great and mighty Blake Griffin who is finally getting to show the world why he went first in the draft. The Mavericks executed quite poorly in their last go-round, so it will be interesting to see how they rebound from such a disappointing loss. This team's resiliency was one of their strong points- being able to bounce back after a loss shouldn't be too much to ask of them.

Interesting tidbit... the Mavericks and the Clippers played on this date one year ago, and the Mavericks won 93-83.

Below the link you'll find some previews. Be sure to visit the opponents over at Clips Nation.

Dallas Mavericks at Los Angeles Clippers preview
They have won six in a row against the Clippers and all three wins last season were by nine points or more.

Inside Report: Mavericks-Clippers preview

Earl K. Sneed previews the Mavericks' matchup against Blake Griffin and the L.A. Clippers. The Mavs will try to rebound from Friday's home loss in the team's first road game of the season.

Mavericks-Clippers Preview

Despite an early stumble, Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said there's no need to panic. Los Angeles Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro might find reason to if his team doesn't start playing better coming out of halftime.

Clippers' Vinny Del Negro says team lacks identity - Los Angeles Times

Clippers Coach Vinny Del Negro confirmed what has become obvious after the first two games of the season. He barely hesitated when asked whether the Clippers have an identity. "Not yet. I don't think so," he said Saturday.

Clippers vs. Dallas - Game Preview
The Los Angeles Clippers are 0-2 and need a win as the Dallas Mavericks come to town.