In a celebration of Latin culture and heritage, the LA Clippers will host Festival Los Clippers during the team’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers on March 12. This marks the second straight year that the organization will commemorate the event against the Trail Blazers.
Latino inspired in-game performances will highlight the night, with the game tipping off at 7:30 p.m. The heritage night is one of many cultural celebrations that the Clippers have promoted in 2018-19.
Music, giveaways, and video tributes are all commonplace at Festival Los Clippers, which will be sponsored by Cedars-Sinai.
During the game, fans get to see a possible first-round match-up against the Trail Blazers. With the Clippers embroiled in a tight playoff race in the Western Conference, they could conceivably face one of four teams at the top of the standings. Although the Clippers are currently in a tie for seventh-place, a couple more wins could vault LA into the fifth seed.
LA is only 2.5 games behind Portland, making this a pivotal game on the schedule. The Clippers will need to limit the scoring of the Trail Blazers’ dynamic backcourt, led by All-Star Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum.
Patrick Beverley, Landry Shamet, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander will all need to have solid games for the Clippers, and Garrett Temple could see his role increase during this contest, as well.
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