Dallas Mavericks could not this morning with Los Angeles Clippers and fell by 108-118 to see his lead cut on aggregate and go 2-1 in the NBA playoffs. Luka Doncic gave an authentic display with 44 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists that, however, did not serve for his team to take victory.
On the Clippers, Kawhi Leonard lo had 36 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists while Paul George he had 29 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Both were vital for not closing distances on the aggregate of the tie and not losing sight of their options to go to the next round. Serge Ibaka was absent due to injury.
Leonard: 36 PTS, 13-17 FGM
Doncic: 44 PTS, 9 REB, 9 AST
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The confrontation between both franchises already took place last season, when the Clippers won 4-2 in the playoffs held in the city of Orlando. Now, the fourth game of this season’s series will be played on Sunday in Dallas.
In the other early morning game, Boston Celtics broke the tie in his tie with Brooklyn Nets to get 2-1 ahead on aggregate. Jayson Tatum, with 50 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists, he was the best in Boston’s 125-119 victory. The good annotations of Kevin Durant, with 39 points, and James Harden, at 41, they didn’t prevent the Nets from losing.