Report: Warriors to play at Clippers on Christmas night

The Warriors and rival Los Angeles Clippers will play at Staples Center on Christmas night, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday in advance of the NBA officially releasing the schedule.

The Clippers eliminated the Warriors in the first round of the playoffs last season in a seven-game series.

The two teams faced off last Christmas with a game at Oracle Arena the Warriors won 105-103 that saw the Clippers’ Blake Griffin and Warriors’ Draymond Green get ejected.

The Warriors will also play in the Clippers’ preseason opener at Staples Center on Oct. 7, the Clippers announced.

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