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ROCKETS VS. CLIPPERS OVERALL RECORD
Houston Rockets 127   --   81 Los Angeles Clippers
REG SEASON: 124-79 PLAYOFFS 3-2

Rockets vs. Clippers Regular Season
YEAR ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT   YEAR ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT
1971 San Diego 3 - 1 Buffalo   1972 Houston 4 - 0 Buffalo
1973 Houston 5 - 1 Buffalo   1974 Houston 2 - 4 Buffalo
1975 Houston 2 - 2 Buffalo   1976 Houston 2 - 3 Buffalo
1977 Houston 3 - 1 Buffalo   1978 Houston 1 - 3 Buffalo
1979 Houston 2 - 1 San Diego   1980 Houston 2 - 0 San Diego
1981 Houston 1 - 4 San Diego   1982 Houston 4 - 1 San Diego
1983 Houston 2 - 3 San Diego   1984 Houston 2 - 3 San Diego
1985 Houston 2 - 3 Los Angeles   1986 Houston 3 - 2 Los Angeles
1987 Houston 4 - 1 Los Angeles   1988 Houston 3 - 2 Los Angeles
1989 Houston 2 - 2 Los Angeles   1990 Houston 2 - 2 Los Angeles
1991 Houston 2 - 2 Los Angeles   1992 Houston 2 - 2 Los Angeles
1993 Houston 4 - 0 Los Angeles   1994 Houston 4 - 0 Los Angeles
1995 Houston 3 - 1 Los Angeles   1996 Houston 4 - 0 Los Angeles
1997 Houston 3 - 1 Los Angeles   1998 Houston 4 - 0 Los Angeles
1999 Houston 3 - 1 Los Angeles   2000 Houston 4 - 0 Los Angeles
2001 Houston 1 - 3 Los Angeles   2002 Houston 1 - 3 Los Angeles
2003 Houston 2 - 2 Los Angeles   2004 Houston 4 - 0 Los Angeles
2005 Houston 3 - 0 Los Angeles   2006 Houston 2 - 2 Los Angeles
2007 Houston 3 - 1 Los Angeles   2008 Houston 3 - 0 Los Angeles
2009 Houston 3 - 1 Los Angeles   2010 Houston 2 - 1 Los Angeles
2011 Houston 3 - 1 Los Angeles   2012 Houston 0 - 3 Los Angeles
2013 Houston 1 - 2 Los Angeles   2014 Houston 0 - 4 Los Angeles
2015 Houston 6 - 5 Los Angeles   2016 Houston 2 - 2 Los Angeles
2017 Houston 2 - 1 Los Angeles   2018 Houston 2 - 2 Los Angeles

Rockets vs. Clippers Playoff History
YEAR ROUND ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT
1993 First Round Houston 3 - 2 Los Angeles Clippers

Top Performances: Rockets VS. Clippers

1999-2000 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Rockets 109, Clippers 96 : Shandon Trips Clips
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 2, 1999 IN LOS ANGELES
    Anderson scores career high 27 to lead Francis-less Rocks past Clips
  • Rockets 122, Clippers 100 : Rippin' The Clips
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 30, 1999 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets destroy Clippers 122-100 as 6 Rocks score 15 or more
  • Rockets 96, Clippers 77 : Battle of the Uglies
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 28, 2000 IN LOS ANGELES
    Rockets shoot just 37%, still rout lowly Clippers to snap losing skid
  • Rockets 110, Clippers 95 : Rocks Clip Losing Skid
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 23, 2000 IN HOUSTON
    Francis, Mobley go for career highs, Rockets defeat Clippers

2000-2001 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Clippers 77, Rockets 74 : Rocks Shoot Empty Clip
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 4, 2000 IN LOS ANGELES
    Clippers run off 15 straight points in 4th, beat Rockets 77-74
  • Clippers 101, Rockets 84 : DISGUSTING
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 1, 2001 IN HOUSTON
    Clippers come in to Houston, destroy Rockets 101-84
  • Rockets 99, Clippers 87 : COMEBACK... AGAIN
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 8, 2001 IN HOUSTON
    Lifeless Rocks re-energize in 4th, come from behind to beat Clippers
  • Clippers 97, Rockets 92 : Down & OUT in LA
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 22, 2001 IN LOS ANGELES
    Rockets blow game maybe playoffs in 97-92 loss to Clippers

2001-2002 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Rockets 98, Clippers 92 : STEVIE ROCKS
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 1, 2001 IN HOUSTON
    Deja Vu: Ugly offense, overtime and Francis clutch in win over Clips
  • Clippers 90, Rockets 83 : Clipped in the End
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 25, 2001 IN LOS ANGELES
    Down 21, Rockets trim deficit to 2, fall short 90-83 vs. Clippers
  • Clippers 94, Rockets 84 : Clips Break Rocks
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 26, 2002 IN HOUSTON
    Mobley, Francis put up numbers, Brand, Clippers put up 94-84 win
  • Clippers 93, Rockets 86 : Trimmed By Clippers
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 18, 2002 IN LOS ANGELES
    Rockets fall in LA 93-86, KT, Griffin both leave game with injuries

2002-2003 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Clippers 90, Rockets 89 : Unbelievable Collapse
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 24, 2002 IN LOS ANGELES
    Moochie, Rockets commit major blunders in falling to Clippers
  • Clippers 94, Rockets 83 : Rockets Lay Egg
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 14, 2002 IN HOUSTON
    Clippers come in to Houston and flat out beat Rockets 94-83
  • Rockets 118, Clippers 114 : Rockets Escape Clippers
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 12, 2003 IN HOUSTON
    Team uses triples, questionable call to force OT, pull out victory
  • Rockets 108, Clippers 90 : Clips Get Ripped
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 24, 2003 IN LOS ANGELES
    Rockets rain down threes on Clippers, take 1-game playoff lead

2003-2004 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Rockets 105, Clippers 90 : Offense Arrives
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 24, 2003 IN LOS ANGELES
    Rockets score a season high in points in roughing up Clippers 105-90
  • Rockets 99, Clippers 85 : Yao Bounces Back
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 19, 2003 IN HOUSTON
    Center scores 21 and 10 boards to lead Rockets past Clippers 99-85
  • Rockets 90, Clippers 85 : Rockets Survive Clippers
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 9, 2004 IN HOUSTON
    Fourth quarter rally helps Francis, Rockets beat Maggette, Clips 90-85
  • Rockets 102, Clippers 79 : Rockets Halt Skid
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 7, 2004 IN LOS ANGELES
    Jim Jackson scores 21 as Rockets snap losing streak with win over Clips

2004-2005 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Rockets 91, Clippers 86 : McGrady Steps Up
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 20, 2004 IN LOS ANGELES
    Yao goes passive as McGrady scores 32 to lead Rockets past Clips in OT
  • Rockets 96, Clippers 79 : Rockets Click, Clobber Clips
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 26, 2004 IN HOUSTON
    McGrady, Yao, JJ all score over 20 as Rockets rough up Clippers 96-79
  • Rockets 115, Clippers 90 : Clippers Trounced for 50th Win
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 18, 2005 IN HOUSTON
    Yao, bench play fuels Rockets to #50 as Dallas looks to be playoff matchup

2005-2006 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Clippers 89, Rockets 81 : Streak Clipped as Rocks Go Cold
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 17, 2005 IN LOS ANGELES
    T-Mac's cold second half helps Clippers end Rockets 5-game streak, 89-81
  • Rockets 128, Clippers 97 : Rockets Run Over Clips
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 14, 2006 IN LOS ANGELES
    Team scores season high 128 points in notice-serving rout of Los Angeles
  • Rockets 106, Clippers 102 : Great Wall Plays Great Ball
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 22, 2006 IN HOUSTON
    Yao goes off for 29 and 15 as Rockets escape Clipper rally with 106-102 win
  • Clippers 99, Rockets 91 : Rocket Skid Reaches Five
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 20, 2006 IN HOUSTON
    Depleted team can't get scoring off the pine, Rockets fall to Clippers 99-91

2006-2007 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Rockets 108, Clippers 103 : Yao Rips Clips
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 17, 2006 IN LOS ANGELES
    Big man goes for 32 on Kaman as Rockets take out the Clippers 108-103
  • Clippers 98, Rockets 93 : Rockets Lose Game, Yao
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 23, 2006 IN HOUSTON
    98-93 loss to Clippers seems meaningless as Yao lost 6 weeks to knee injury
  • Rockets 109, Clippers 105 : Head's Three Ends Clipper Comeback
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 14, 2007 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets blow 17-point lead, but Luther, Rafer come up big in 109-105 win
  • Rockets 92, Clippers 87 : Rockets Escape the Clip Joint
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 28, 2007 IN LOS ANGELES
    Rafer's silly foul late doesn't haunt Rockets in 92-87 road win over Clippers

2007-2008 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Rockets 88, Clippers 71 : Rafer Aids T-Mac, Rockets in Win
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 26, 2007 IN LOS ANGELES
    Struggling guard scores 17, 9 assists as Rockets beat depleted Clippers 88-71
  • Rockets 105, Clippers 79 : Rockets Trounce Clippers
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 6, 2008 IN LOS ANGELES
    Six score in double figures as Rockets clinch playoff berth with 105-79 win
  • Rockets 93, Clippers 75 : Rockets Take 55th Win
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 16, 2008 IN HOUSTON
    93-75 win sets team up for homecourt against Jazz in first round of the playoffs

2008-2009 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Rockets 92, Clippers 83 : Landry, Artest Power Rockets
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 7, 2008 IN LOS ANGELES
    Houston knocks off Clippers in L.A. 92-83 behind duo's 43 combined
  • Rockets 103, Clippers 96 : Yao, Rafer Step Up
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 3, 2008 IN HOUSTON
    In T-Mac's absence, pair combines for 45 as Rockets trip Clippers 103-96
  • Clippers 95, Rockets 82 : Slip on Trip to Clips
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 13, 2008 IN LOS ANGELES
    Rocket offense tanks hard late, furious Clipper gives LA 95-82 win
  • Rockets 110, Clippers 93 : Yao, Brooks Lead Charge
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 28, 2009 IN HOUSTON
    Six good guys score in double figures as Rockets thump Clippers 110-93

2009-2010 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Rockets 102, Clippers 85 : Hot Rockets Drop Clips
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 2, 2009 IN LOS ANGELES
    Rockets get hot from long range as Brooks and company pace 102-85 win
  • Rockets 108, Clippers 99 : Landry Returns, Punishes Clippers
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 22, 2009 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets forward lights up Clips for 27 off the bench, Rockets win 108-99
  • Clippers 99, Rockets 93 : Baron Buries Rockets, Playoff Hopes
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 25, 2010 IN HOUSTON
    Depleted Rockets fall at home to Clippers, likely lose chance at playoffs

2010-2011 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Rockets 97, Clippers 92 : Rockets Hang Tough in LA
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 22, 2010 IN LOS ANGELES
    Scola, Lowry hit key baskets late to help Rockets beat Clippers 97-92
  • Rockets 96, Clippers 83 : Rockets Shut Down Griffin, Clippers
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 26, 2011 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets tighten the clamps in the fourth to beat Clippers 96-83
  • Clippers 106, Rockets 103 : Rockets Win Streak Clipped
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 2, 2011 IN LOS ANGELES
    5-game streak snapped as Clippers use third quarter run to top Rockets 106-103
  • Rockets 99, Clippers 78 : Clippers Clobbered By Rockets
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 9, 2011 IN HOUSTON
    Season now meaningless, but Dragic, Rockets crush Clippers 99-78 at home

2011-2012 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Clippers 117, Rockets 89 : Lob City Leaves Rockets Sobbing
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 4, 2012 IN LOS ANGELES
    Clippers explode for 41 in first, go on to shred Rockets 117-89
  • Clippers 105, Rockets 103 : Rockets Can't Stop Paul
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 4, 2012 IN HOUSTON
    Despite having 103-100 lead late in OT, Rockets can't stop Paul, fall 105-103
  • Clippers 95, Rockets 91 : Paul Pounds Rockets Late
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 17, 2012 IN LOS ANGELES
    Flopping, popping and driving, Chris Paul scorches Rockets in final minutes

2012-2013 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Clippers 117, Rockets 109 : Skid Hits Four For Rockets
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 15, 2013 IN HOUSTON
    Hot-shooting Clippers use big third quarter to run away from Rockets 117-109
  • Clippers 106, Rockets 96 : Clippers Blow Past Rockets Early
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 13, 2013 IN LOS ANGELES
    Rockets can't overcome a 46-point first quarter by Lob City, lose 106-96
  • Rockets 98, Clippers 81 : Without Harden, Rockets Crush Clips
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 30, 2013 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets hold Clippers to under 40% shooting in surprising 98-81 win

2013-2014 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Clippers 137, Rockets 118 : Defense Goes AWOL
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 4, 2013 IN LOS ANGELES
    Houston suffers first loss as Paul, Redick torch Rockets in 137-118 rout
  • Clippers 107, Rockets 94 : Rockets Go Cold At Wrong Time
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 9, 2013 IN HOUSTON
    Offense screeches to a halt as Clips us 18-0 run to pull away from Rockets 107-94
  • Clippers 101, Rockets 93 : Lost Opportunity
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 26, 2014 IN LOS ANGELES
    Rockets fall to 0-3 vs Clips after turning it over 20 times in 101-93 loss
  • Clippers 118, Rockets 107 : Clippers Defuse Rockets
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 29, 2014 IN HOUSTON
    Harden, Parsons not enough for Rockets as Clippers complete season sweep

2014-2015 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Clippers 102, Rockets 85 : Not Enough Firepower
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 28, 2014 IN HOUSTON
    Injuries catch up to Rockets as Clips rough them up 102-85
  • Clippers 110, Rockets 95 : Rockets Laying Bricks In LA
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 11, 2015 IN LOS ANGELES
    Houston goes 9-45 from deep, Harden scores just 9 in 110-95 loss to Clippers
  • Rockets 110, Clippers 105 : CLIPS JINX ENDS
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 25, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    Harden gets his first win over LAC as a Rocket in 110-105 victory
  • Rockets 100, Clippers 98 : BIG WIN IN LA
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 15, 2015 IN LOS ANGELES
    Ariza shuts down Paul late as Harden, Rockets escape with 100-98 win
  • Clippers 117, Rockets 101 : Not Ready To Play
    BOX SCORE | MAY 4, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    Inexcusable loss as Rockets have no energy, fall to Chris Paul-less Clips in Game 1
  • Rockets 115, Clippers 109 : Harden Stands Up
    BOX SCORE | MAY 6, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    James pours in 20 points in final 14 minutes to help Rockets tie up series
  • Clippers 124, Rockets 99 : THE DAM BREAKS
    BOX SCORE | MAY 8, 2015 IN LOS ANGELES
    Close game becomes a Clipper laugher as 23-0 run gives L.A. 2-1 lead
  • Clippers 128, Rockets 95 : EMBARRASSING SHOWING
    BOX SCORE | MAY 10, 2015 IN LOS ANGELES
    From fouls to just foul, Rockets show little in blowout, fall down 3-1
  • Rockets 124, Clippers 103 : STAYIN' ALIVE
    BOX SCORE | MAY 12, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    Playing sick, Harden leads way with triple-double as Rockets force Game 6
  • Rockets 119, Clippers 107 : Rockets Pull Off Unbelievable Comeback
    BOX SCORE | MAY 14, 2015 IN LOS ANGELES
    Furious fourth quarter charge in L.A. saves season, forces a Game 7
  • Rockets 113, Clippers 100 : CLUTCH CITY LIVES!
    BOX SCORE | MAY 17, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets overcome 3-1 deficit, beat Clippers in Game 7 to advance to West Finals

2015-2016 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Rockets 109, Clippers 105 : HARDEN IS BACK
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 7, 2015 IN LOS ANGELES
    Beard's 46, Dwight's 20-20 performance fuel Rockets past Clips in LA
  • Rockets 107, Clippers 97 : Rockets Roll Clips
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 19, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    Houston jumps all over LA early as Harden, Howard lead Rockets to win
  • Clippers 140, Rockets 132 : Great Comeback Falls Short
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 18, 2016 IN LOS ANGELES
    Dwight, Thornton heroics fuel incredible comeback, but Rockets fall in OT
  • Clippers 122, Rockets 106 : No Answers For Clippers
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 16, 2016 IN HOUSTON
    Redick, Clippers on fire -- Rockets can't hang at home in 122-106 loss

2016-2017 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Rockets 140, Clippers 116 : TREZ DROPS CLIPS
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 30, 2016 IN HOUSTON
    Harrell scores career-high, Harden posts trip-dub, Rockets blow out LA
  • Rockets 122, Clippers 103 : Rockets Blast Clips
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 1, 2017 IN LOS ANGELES
    Rockets near perfect on both ends in 122-103 thrashing of Los Angeles
  • Clippers 125, Rockets 96 : LOOKING AHEAD
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 10, 2017 IN LOS ANGELES
    Regular season nears close as Rockets fall to Clips, look to Thunder

2017-2018 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CLIPPERS:

  • Clippers 128, Rockets 118 : No Excuses For This
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 22, 2017 IN HOUSTON
    Harden scores 51 again but Rockets shockingly have no answer for Clips
  • Clippers 113, Rockets 102 : BAD BLOOD
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 15, 2018 IN LOS ANGELES
    Rockets fall to Clippers in heated matchup as friction spills off court
  • Rockets 105, Clippers 92 : Rockets Serve Revenge on Clippers
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 28, 2018 IN LOS ANGELES
    Harden gets the highlight and Rockets get their 14th straight win
  • Rockets 101, Clippers 96 : Harden Delivers Dagger To Clippers
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 15, 2018 IN HOUSTON
    Harden's jumper ends late rally as Rockets hold on for 101-96 home win

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