Clippers beat Lakers in season opener, battle for LA

Kawhi Leonard had 14 points and seven rebounds in his first game in 16 months, and the Los Angeles Clippers opened a season of sky-high expectations with a 103-97 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.

Lakers to open season at Crypto.com Arena against Clippers

The Lakers' first home game of the 2022-23 NBA season is set for Thursday night against the Clippers. Superstars LeBron James (left foot) and Anthony Davis (lower back) are listed as probable for the highly anticipated matchup.