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Lakers, Clippers will see familiar faces early in NBA season
Lakers, Clippers will see familiar faces early in NBA season

The NBA schedule released Wednesday had something of a reunion tour feel to it for the Lakers and Clippers, each team playing familiar opponents on marquee dates. The Lakers will open the season against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Staples Center, giving Kobe Bryant a chance to face Dwight Howard for the first time since Howard bolted the Lakers last summer in free agency. The stars weren't exactly best friends in their one season together. As a bonus, point guard Jeremy Lin gets to face his former team in his Lakers debut. And the Clippers pick up the season where they left off in their final playoff game of 2014, at home against Oklahoma City on Oct. 30. The Thunder...

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