Point in the paint: Portland 12, Clippers 4.
Neither team is shooting well. The Clips are shooting 39.1%, the Trail Blazers are shooting 40.9%.
After one quarter: Portland 27, Clippers 21. Griffin leads all scorers with 11 points on 5-for-9 shooting.
Jared Cunningham and Jordan Farmar about to check in for Clippers. That's early for Cunningham.
J.J. Redick gets technical for Clippers. Sounded like he said "and one" on last drive to basket.
Jordan Farmar back for Clippers.
LaMarcus Aldridge out for Trail Blazers, Jamal Crawford out for Clippers. Both expected to be ready for opener.
LaMarcus Aldridge is not playing tonight vs. the Clippers. He has a minor groin injury. Stotts said he expects LA to play opening night.
Clippers:Will Paul have a monster season after such a bad playoffs? Can Doc get this group to defend like his Celts teams did? Griffin MVP?
Jeff Van Gundy just said he thinks the Clippers are going to win the title this year.