LA Clippers Open Scrimmage- October 3, 2012

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We look forward to Clipper Nation joining us to kick off the 2012-13 NBA Season by inviting our best fans to our Open Scrimmage on Wednesday, October 3. This event will be held at the USC Galen Center, with doors opening at 5:15 PM.

What: LA Clippers Open Scrimmage

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Where: USC Galen Center, 3400 S. Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Time: Doors open at 5:15 PM until 7:00 PM

Enter: Either North or South Entrances off Figueroa St

Parking: USC Lots = $20

During the event fans will see behind the scenes of a working NBA training camp practice. Ralph Lawler will introduce the 2012-13 LA Clippers team, and the evening will finish with an inter-squad scrimmage beginning at 6:30 PM. The event is open to the public and fans are advised to arrive early to avoid traffic delays and lines at the entrances. Last year's turnout exceeded 8,000 fans.

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ekker3
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yeah just got it too

wednesday at 5pm? yuck - i predict less of a turnout than last time around since that was on a sunday. maybe the USC students will pack it.

FreaKeyy
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is this free?

ekker3
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yeah, free. just show up.

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Is this event free?

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Is there anywhere to park that's under $20? haha

FightOnRon
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At the metro station? The train stops right there now.

I just got my tickets for it,,STH lower level seating,,public upper level seating.

FreaKeyy
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How early should i get there? Cos i know everyone wants to get near.

FreaKeyy
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And im not a season ticket holder.

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Who's all going to the scrimmage?

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Dang, last year it was in December when I was home for Winter Break. I can't go this year cause it's during a school day...and to make things worse, I go to school in the eastcoast. Sad This was last years scrimmage.

EDIT: I just realized why....it was cause of the lockout. haha I forgot.

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Im not a season ticket holder and i still went, i believe the lower levels are reserves for season ticket holders and the higher levels are open to the public. Additionally ralph lawler said it was open to the public so im sure you will find a seat

CP3Best
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Thanks for the pic, You'd think this was a real game with all the people I see in the photo!

ekker3
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i usually just park on vermont and walk. or take the metro blue line. $20 is hilariously ridiculous.

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Yeah, last year's scrimmage was a lot of fun, especially with all the excitement of CP3's arrival. This year should be just as exciting, if not more so, with all our new editions.

Plus you get to hear Ralph, and mostly likely CP3 and Blake say a few words to the fans. I hope I can make it again this year if I can get some free time.

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cashdld wrote:
FreaKeyy wrote:
And im not a season ticket holder.
Im not a season ticket holder and i still went, i believe the lower levels are reserves for season ticket holders and the higher levels are open to the public. Additionally ralph lawler said it was open to the public so im sure you will find a seat

We STH just get first crack at downstairs,,,,but believe me if you haven't been to Galen,,it will hold 10000 and has really good seats no matter where. Smuggle your own booze.

FIGHT ON,,,,,,,opps, wrong board

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^ Haha! Wrong board, right venue!

Good call on the smuggling. I might just make the cross-town trip... been too long since I've had a Clip-fix.

FreaKeyy
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damn thats pretty near, are you a season ticket holder?

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FightOnRon wrote:
cashdld wrote:
FreaKeyy wrote:
And im not a season ticket holder.
Im not a season ticket holder and i still went, i believe the lower levels are reserves for season ticket holders and the higher levels are open to the public. Additionally ralph lawler said it was open to the public so im sure you will find a seat

We STH just get first crack at downstairs,,,,but believe me if you haven't been to Galen,,it will hold 10000 and has really good seats no matter where. Smuggle your own booze.

FIGHT ON,,,,,,,opps, wrong board

thats great... so what time should i get there? cos i know it gonna be packed.

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FreaKeyy wrote:
ClipperNationRise wrote:
Dang, last year it was in December when I was home for Winter Break. I can't go this year cause it's during a school day...and to make things worse, I go to school in the eastcoast. Sad This was last years scrimmage.

EDIT: I just realized why....it was cause of the lockout. haha I forgot.

damn thats pretty near, are you a season ticket holder?

Naw, I'm not a STH but this is the upper level where the rest can sit and it's still pretty damn close.

Clipperdom
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Any season ticket holders got any extras they'd like to donate to ecstatic clippers fan?!? it might be kind of hard to get a good seat otherwise Very Happy

ToneE
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I 2nd this. Anybody willing to let their ticket go for $10? Im just asking for one

JamFan
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I have a situation that should bring me to the LA area Wednesday afternoon, so there is a chance I might be able to actually get to this game. So how does the Metro work? I have never used it. The $20 for parking is not as big of an issue to me as the horrible traffic at that time of day. I would be starting in the Burbank/Hollywood are. Can I Metro to this game??? Anybody know???

tense2
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You probably have to drive to the metro station, lol.

ToneE
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For all of the STH's that attended last years scrimmage, is it general admission for STH's as well? I see that I have a seat # on my tickets but the section says GA. Just curious.

Phu7
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Yes, i was general admission for STHs last year but we got in earlier than the public...had nice lower level center seats

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Basically, STH get the bottom level. But I don't think they really check.. so just go, it's FREE.. no need for buying the pass from the STH.. save your money for the beer.

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Hey,,this is actually my 3rd time as a STh and I got my tix today. I don't know about last year,,but every other year as a STH you never got your playoff seats until the end of the season. All the playoff seats are attached too,,,,guess they know already we are going to the Finals. whoppee

Phu7
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Ron, last year was the same. High hopes Smile

ekker3
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Trying to decide if i should go or watch the presidential debates.

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they repeat debate or you can record it. you can see it on the news over & over again. im missing my favorite show MODERN FAMILY cuz of the debates. the scrimmage game is only 2day. its your decision tho. Smile

illastrate
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Easy decision, have fun at the scrimmage. lol

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they did that last year too

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allbeast32 wrote:
ekker3 wrote:
Trying to decide if i should go or watch the presidential debates.
they repeat debate or you can record it. you can see it on the news over & over again. im missing my favorite show MODERN FAMILY cuz of the debates. the scrimmage game is only 2day. its your decision tho. Smile

Just a wild guess but I suspect somehow that we will see recaps of these debates forever? YOu shouldn't miss much ! Razz

CP3Best
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What do they talk about in debates?

Clippersfan86
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Somebody please get video footage of highlights!???

FreaKeyy
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Cmon mascot really? What kind of question is that? Lolol

Anyways im going to the scrimmage. Im not a sth, so am i gonna get sucky seats?

FightOnRon
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^There are no sucky seats at Galen Center,,,,take from a Trojan supporterthat goes to basketball and other games there

FreaKeyy
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^ nice! Thanks for the info

clipperboy24
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wish i could go but no way i am battling traffic, lol. have fun to everyone who is going and please provide some good updates:)

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Is anyone going from the Pasadena San Gabriel Valley Area, I would like to car pool w/ sum LAC fans to this, I didn't I would get off work early enough but I did I got SLR ready for video & pics all my peeps flaked out last minute!!!! Super wack Is anyone going from the Pasadena San Gabriel Valley Area, I would like to car pool w/ sum LAC fans to this, I didn't I would get off work early enough but I did I got SLR ready for video & pics all my peeps flaked out last minute!!!! Super wack, it's already 5pm u think it's too late to catch the metro from Pasadena right now??

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