Lakers, Clippers to play in Vegas

Adam MorrisonIt’s not exactly the battle for Los Angeles hoops or anything, but the respective Summer League teams for the Lakers and Clippers are set to face off at 5:30 p.m. in Las Vegas.

The Lakers won their first two games against Cleveland (88-82) and Toronto (85-84), while the Clippers will be playing for the first time.

The purple and gold feature Adam Morrison – who dropped 24 on the Raptors and 22 on the Cavs – and second round pick Chinemelu Elonu, while the Clippers will get their first look at No. 1 overall pick Blake Griffin. The Clips also have a potential Summer League MVP candidate in second-year guard Eric Gordon, not to mention big, young center DeAndre Jordan.

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Furthermore, Lakers.com will be heading to Las Vegas to take in L.A.’s final two games in person, with coverage focused on the summer development of Adam Morrison. You can follow that coverage on the home site, here on the basketblog and on Twitter.