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Preview: Clippers vs. Philadelphia 76ers

Clippers look to extend five game win streak with trip to Philadelphia on Friday

The Clippers play the 76ers at 4 p.m. Friday in Philadelphia.

The Clippers have won five games in a row, and six consecutive games against the 76ers by an average of 23.2 points.

The Clippers' beat the New York Knicks on Wednesday, 111-80. The Clippers held the Knicks to a season-low 33 first-half points, and they outshot them in the paint, 42-18, and 17-0 in transition.

The game against the 76ers is the Clippers' second in a three-game trip that concludes Sunday against the Boston Celtics.

The last time the Clippers played the 76ers, the Clippers won, 127-91. In that game, the Clippers outshot the 76ers, 54% to 41%. The 76ers had 21 turnovers while the Clippers had nine.

The 76ers beat the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday to end a 16-game losing streak on the road. Their home record is 12-24. The Clippers are 20-15 on the road.

The Clippers (47-25) are in fifth place in the Western Conference, while the 76ers (18-54) are in second-to-last place in the Eastern Conference.

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