On the air: TV: ESPN, Prime Ticket; Radio: 980, 1330.
Records:Rockets 35-16; Clippers 34-19.
Record vs. Rockets: 1-0.
Update: Houston has won five of seven games since center Dwight Howard was sidelined with injuries to his right ankle and knee that are expected to keep him out six to eight weeks. But the Clippers have won five consecutive games against the Rockets, including a 102-85 victory in November in Houston.
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