After registering five straight victories, the Nets fell to the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night and followed it up with a nine-point loss to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday. Currently possessing a 6-4 record this season, the Nets are in second place in the Atlantic Division and trail the New York Knicks for first place by two games.
The Clippers will be entering Friday night's game off a 117-111 loss against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. Prior to the loss against Oklahoma City, the Clippers had won six consecutive games. Los Angeles has proven to be a potent offensive team, as they have managed to score at least 100 points in nine of their 11 games this season. Currently sitting at 8-3, the Clippers are in first place in the Pacific Division and are a half game out of first place in the Western Conference.
Friday night's game will start at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast locally on the YES Network.