In the first preseason game of the season, the Clippers lead the Lakers 55-50 at halftime.
Newly-acquired Chancey Billips leads the Clips with 12 points and Blake Griffin has 10 and three rebounds. The revamped roster includes Chris Paul, who has seven points, four rebounds and five assists and Caron Butler, who has scored five in the first half. Mo Williams, Randy Foye, Ryan Gomes, Brian Cook and Marcus Hubbard have also seen playing time as has starter DeAndre Jordan.
Kobe Bryant leads all scores with 15.