Three Takeaways from Paul George, Kawhi Leonard lifting Clippers past Denver

The Clippers bench defense (with Lou Williams out there) has never been great, but an efficient scoring punch has made up for it. Not this series. Williams was 4-of-11 shooting, speaking to the inefficient shooting, and the Clippers also got crushed on the offensive glass when the bench was in.

Three Takeaways after Paul George, Kawhi Leonard lift Clippers past Nuggets

He finished with 32 points, 12 rebounds, and eight assists for Denver and kept the Nuggets in the game (although his seven turnovers hurt). All that after he had been questionable due to a sprained wrist, but he didn’t show any signs of slowing, especially in the third quarter when Zubac looked helpless trying to […]

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“I think our continuity is growing,” George said. “I think this team is getting more and more comfortable together. I think the challenge, it’s allowing us to come together and we are accepting these challenges. We are having fun with it and we are growing at the same time with it.”

Watch Kawhi Leonard block Jamal Murray at rim with middle finger

While that block alone didn’t win the game, it was a series of plays like that over a few minutes — mostly from Leonard and George, who scored 32 points on the night — that got the Clippers a 113-107 win that has them up 2-1 in the series. Game 4 is Wednesday night.

Keeler: Denver’s now a No Kawhi Zone. And Jerami Grant, Gary Harris just handed Nuggets a Game 3 lifeline.

Denver was all hands and hustle early, a No Fly Zone in blue and gold, an organized and relentless bunch that challenged almost every Los Angeles exchange as a personal affront. Down 10-2 about three minutes and change into the contest, Kawhi figured he was going to post the smaller Murray up. Harris closed in […]

Doncic seeks quick recovery; 76ers, Nets facing quick exits

“I hope our group embraces the now the moment that they’re in,” Nets coach Jacque Vaughn said. “We don’t know what this thing is going to look like a month, a year, two years from now, so you have moments in your life that you can hold onto. We can embrace this time and you […]

George, Leonard lead Clippers to 113-107 win over Nuggets

Nuggets coach Michael Malone plays up the “Us vs. The World” motivation card. He felt his team was written off against Utah after falling behind 3-1 in the series. He thought many believed the Nuggets would get swept after losing Game 1 in lopsided fashion before rebounding to take Game 2.

Leonard, Clippers beat Nuggets 96-85, take 3-1 series lead

“We knew that when we were getting him,” Rivers said of George’s defensive tenacity. “It gets lost at times, with P.G., because he’s such a great shooter. The better shooter you are the more people forget how good you are defensively.”

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