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2017 NBA Playoffs: How to Watch Clippers-Jazz Game 1 and the Rest of The Weekend’s Games

It’s finally gameday.

NBA: Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Clippers Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Tonight, the Clippers will face off against the Utah Jazz in game 1 of the teams’ first-round playoff series. The game will be the finale of a quadruple-header of games opening half of the NBA’s first-round series.

How To Watch:

Date/Time: Saturday, April 15th, 2017 at 7:30 PM Pacific

Venue: STAPLES Center, Los Angeles, CA

Officials: Danny Crawford, Rodney Mott, Bill Spooner

TV: Prime Ticket (LA area), ESPN (national), ROOT Sports (Utah area)

Radio: AM 570 KLAC (LA), KZNS (Utah)

Probable Starters:

Los Angeles Clippers: Chris Paul, J.J. Redick, Luc Mbah a Moute, Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan

Utah Jazz: George Hill, Joe Ingles, Gordon Hayward, Boris Diaw, Rudy Gobert

Key Reserves:

Los Angeles Clippers: Raymond Felton, Jamal Crawford, Marreese Speights

Utah Jazz: Rodney Hood, Joe Johnson, Derrick Favors

Deep Bench:

Los Angeles Clippers: Alan Anderson, Wesley Johnson, Brandon Bass, Paul Pierce

Utah Jazz: Shelvin Mack, Alec Burks, Dante Exum, Trey Lyles, Jeff Withey


Los Angeles Clippers: Austin Rivers—OUT

Utah Jazz: Raul Neto—OUT

More Reading:

Clips Nation’s Series Preview by Lucas Hann (notes from Steve Perrin, graphics by Adithya)

Clips Nation Staff Picks compiled by Lucas Hann and Adithya

A Guide to Hating The 2016-17 Utah Jazz by Matt Heller

Locked on Clippers Podcast: Previewing Clippers-Jazz with host Lucas Hann and guest David Locke, the radio voice of the Utah Jazz

Clip Chat: Previewing Clippers-Jazz with SLC Dunk by Robert Flom with guest AllThatAmar, managing editor of

Game 1 Preview: Clippers Host Jazz by Davey Bales

Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Clippers: Head-to-head Playoff History by AllThatAmar

5 Plays you are sure to see in Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Clippers by AllThatAmar

The Rest of the Slate:

Here’s the schedule for every playoff series between now and Clippers-Jazz game 2 on Tuesday:


Indiana Pacers vs Cleveland Cavaliers, Game 1, 12:00 PM, ABC

Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors, Game 1, 2:30 PM, ESPN

Memphis Grizzlies vs San Antonio Spurs, Game 1, 5:00 PM, ESPN

Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Clippers, Game 1, 7:30 PM, ESPN


Atlanta Hawks vs Washington Wizards, Game 1, 10:00 AM, TNT

Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors, Game 1, 12:30 PM, ABC

Chicago Bulls vs Boston Celtics, Game 1, 3:30 PM, TNT

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Houston Rockets, Game 1, 6:00 PM, TNT


Indiana Pacers vs Cleveland Cavaliers, Game 2, 4:00 PM, TNT

Memphis Grizzlies vs San Antonio Spurs, Game 2, 6:30 PM, TNT