The Los Angeles Clippers required a major event from Paul George and they got one Monday night.
George scored 41 points on 15-of-20 shooting and snatched 13 bounce back alongside six assists in the Clippers’ 116-102 triumph over the Phoenix Suns. The Clippers cut the series deficiency to 3-2.
The veteran star played 41 minutes in the success and hit some big shots down the stretch to hold the Suns back from returning.
Los Angeles additionally got 23 points from guard Reggie Jackson. He likewise added five bounce back and three assists. Marcus Morris Sr. added 22 points also. Morris was 9-of-16 from the field.
DeMarcus Cousins came off the bench to score 15 points in 11 minutes.
The Clippers did this without Kawhi Leonard once more. Leonard has been out nursing a knee injury he suffered during the conference semifinals series against the Utah Jazz. It’s unclear whether he will return for the series however George has played astounding in his nonappearance.
Phoenix got 31 points from Devin Booker in the misfortune. Chris Paul added 22 points and eight assists. However, the two Suns stars didn’t shoot extraordinary from the field.
Booker was 9-for-22 and 4-of-6 from distance. Paul was 8-for-19 from the field and didn’t make any three-pointer. He attempted six times.
The series will head back to Los Angeles on Wednesday. The Clippers need a success to remain alive indeed.