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Sixers-Clippers preview: Looking to contain Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan

Both teams will aim to end losing streaks then they meet Monday night at the Staples Center.

Clippers forward Blake Griffin tries to get past New Orleans forward Anthony Davis (23) in the first half Saturday.
Clippers forward Blake Griffin tries to get past New Orleans forward Anthony Davis (23) in the first half Saturday.Read moreScott Threlkeld / AP

76ers (6-6) at Los Angeles Clippers (5-7)

Monday at 10:30 p.m., Staples Center

Talking points

One team is guaranteed to snap a losing streak. The Sixers enter the matchup with two straight losses.  The Clippers have lost five straight. To get the victory, the Sixers must find ways to limit Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan.  Griffin is one five NBA players averaging at least 22 points, seven rebounds and four assists. , Jordan ranks second in the league in rebounding at 14.1 per game. This game will be a homecoming for JJ Redick and Amir Johnson. Johnson is a Los Angeles native, and Redick played for the Clippers the past four seasons.

How to watch and follow the game

  1. TV and streaming: NBC Philadelphia

  2. Radio: 97.5 FM

  3. Twitter: @PompeyOnSixers

Starting lineups

Sixers (6-6)

33 Robert Covington SF 6-9  15.7 ppg. 1.42 spg

9 Dario Saric PF 6-10  10.5 ppg. 5.4 rpg.

21 Joel Embiid C 7-2 19.8 ppg. 10.3 rpg.

17 JJ Redick SG 6-4  15.6 ppg. 3.8 apg.

25 Ben Simmons PG 6-10 17.4 ppg. 9.0 rpg.

Coach: Brett Brown (fifth season, 81-259)

Injury report: Markelle Fultz (right shoulder scapular muscle imbalance, out); Jerryd Bayless (left wrist soreness, TBD); Nik Stauskas (sprained right ankle, out)

Clippers  (5-7)

33 Wesley Johnson SF 6-7 5.3 ppg 3.8 rpg.

32 Blake Griffin PF 6-10 22.6  ppg. 7.9 rpg.

6 DeAndre Johnson C 6-11 10.2 ppg. 14.1 rpg.

0 Sindarius Thornwell SG 6-5 4.4 ppg. 1.1 rpg.

25 Austin Rivers PG 6-4 13.5 ppg. 1.9 spg.

Coach: Doc Rivers (19th season, 809-591)

Injury report: TBD

Head to head

The Sixers hold a 68-58 series advantage. The Clippers have won four straight series meetings in Los Angeles.

Coming games

Wednesday: 10:30 p.m., at Staples Center, Sixers vs. Los Angeles Lakers

Saturday: 7:30 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Golden State Warriors vs. Sixers

Nov. 20: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Utah Jazz vs. Sixers

Nov. 22: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Portland Trail Blazers vs. Sixers

Nov. 25: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center,  Orlando Magic vs. Sixers