Reggie Upshaw had 24 points and nine rebounds to lead the Clippers to an 89-74 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday at Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas to advance in the single-elimination NBA Summer League tournament.
The Clippers will play the Lakers at 5:30 p.m. PDT, Thursday, at Thomas & Mack Center.
If the Clippers defeat the Lakers, the defending NBA Summer League champions, they will play at 1 p.m. Sunday. If the Clippers lose, they will play at 7:30 p.m. Friday in a consolation game that would be their finale in Las Vegas.
Clippers rookies Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Jerome Robinson also played a big role in the victory. Gilgeous-Alexander contributed 17 points, four rebounds and six assists while Robinson finished with 15 points, two rebounds and three assists.