The Clippers broke their losing streak by beating Golden State.
The LA Clippers won the 2022-2023 NBA regular season Golden State Warriors 134-124 at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California, USA on the 15th (Korean time).
For the Clippers, Kawhi Leonard played a key role in the victory with 33 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, FG 12/17 3P 7/9 FT 2/2. Norman Powell, who came off the bench, also led the team to victory by showing his offensive instincts with 24 points and three 3-pointers. Transfer students Mason Plumlee (8 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists), Eric Gordon (7 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocked shots) and Bones Hyland (6 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists) also stood out.
The first half ended with both teams fighting back and forth. Golden State took a narrow lead, 65-61. Golden State’s Jonathan Cuminga was outstanding. During the first half, he boasted good condition with 11 points FG 3/6 FT 4/4. Klay Thompson and Jordan Poole also supported the back with 13 and 11 points, respectively.
The Clippers had three players score in double digits. Leonard (13 points), George (12 points), and Powell (11 points) led the first half.
However, in the third quarter, the game completely changed. The Clippers offense exploded. The fast-tempo attack was the main thing, and while scoring 44 points, he only allowed 28 points and ran away. Powell and Leonard’s 3-point shot, George’s cut-in, and Hyland’s breakthrough goal, etc., created a turnaround by creating points from various sides. Leonard played 28 minutes until the 3rd quarter, scoring 26 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, including 6 3-point shots, and flying with FG 10/16.스포츠토토
The fourth quarter was also time for the Clippers. The Clippers continued to hold a 10-plus point gap. Golden State’s pursuit with Cuminga, Pool, and Green was not easy, but Powell pounded the Golden State defense with excitement as if he had made up his mind.
There have been no major changes to the game since then. The Clippers scored smoothly with Leonard and George assembling the offense well, and it was not easy for Golden State to aim for a turnaround. The Clippers, who completely dominated the flow in the third and fourth quarters of the second half, eventually won by 10 points.
The Clippers, who escaped from two consecutive losses, pushed the Dallas Mavericks (31-28) with 32-28 and rose to 5th place in the Western Conference alone. Golden State, who played the last game before entering the All-Star break, maintained 29-29 and 9th place in the Western Conference.