words // Luis Sanchez

Continuing their fast-growing rivalry, the LA Clippers and Lakers met last night for the second time this season. Playing in a playoff-like atmosphere at the Staples Center, the Lakers were able to hold-off the Clips’ late in the 4th for the 96-91 victory.

Kobe Bryant came through clutch late in the game putting in 24 points for the Lakers, while Gasol ended the night with 23 points and 10 rebounds. The Blake Show led the way for the Clippers, putting in 26 points in a losing effort. Returning to action for the Clippers, Chris Paul tallied only 4 points and added 12 assists.

Enjoy a look at all the action below, as part of Eastbay’s latest NBA Sneaker Watch.

Chris Paul goes up for the Clips’ in a PE colorway of the Jordan CP3.V.

Blake Griffin eyes a rebound in the Nike Zoom Hyperdunk 2011.

Kobe Bryant elevates for a shot in the Nike Kobe VII Supreme.

Chauncey Billups goes up for a shot in the adiZero Ghost adidas Basketball shoes.

Jason Terry drives in a PE colorway of the Zig Encore Reebok basketball shoes.

Kevin Durant puts up a shot in the Nike Zoom KD IV.

Derrick Rose reacts after the Bulls’ loss to the Pacers in the adidas adiZero Rose 2.

John Wall hit the court for the Wizards in a PE colorway of the Reebok Zig Encore.

Tony Parker in the Zoom Brave IV Nike basketball shoes.