Leonard and George’s Clippers defeated New York with Brunson and Randall at the fore.

The LA Clippers won 134-128 in an away game against the New York Knicks in the 2022-2023 NBA regular season held at Madison Square Garden, New York, USA on the 5th (Korean time).

The Clippers went on a two-game winning streak and moved up to 4th in the Western Conference with a season record of 30 wins and 26 losses. Kawhi Leonard (35 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists) and Paul George (30 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists) were very active, Norman Powell (24 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists), Marcus Morris (17 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists), Terence Man (12 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists) also scored in double digits and shot support.

On the other hand, New York failed to win two games in a row and maintained 7th place in the Eastern Conference with a season record of 28 wins and 26 losses. Jaylen Brunson (41 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists) and Julius Randall (28 points, 11 rebounds, 7 assists) fought hard and led the game to overtime, but the back spirit was lacking.

The Clippers took the lead with an outside shot in the first quarter. George led the offense by making three 3-pointers. Even Man, Maurice, and Nicholas Batum succeeded in supporting fire from the outskirts. The Clippers finished the first quarter at 36-28 on Leonard’s 9 points.

The Clippers struggled against New York’s counterattack in the second quarter. At the same time as the start, he passed the flow by allowing a 3-point shot to Obitopin and Immanuel Quikley. Afterwards, Randall and Brunson allowed consecutive runs. The Clippers counterattacked with 3-pointers from George, Batum and Morris, but lost a mid-range shot to Randle and finished the first half with a score of 63-56.

In the third quarter, the Clippers took the initiative again and ran away. George and Morris’ 3-point shot broke the rim, and Leonard scored 9 points in a row and succeeded in assisting shooting. It seemed to give Brunson 11 consecutive points, but Powell’s 3-point shot cut the rim and ended the third quarter with a score of 96-81. 먹튀검증

In the fourth quarter, the Clippers couldn’t control New York’s momentum. It started worrisomely, allowing straight 3-pointers to Taupin and Miles McBride. Powell countered with a goal, but he could not control Brunson and RJ Barrett’s three-point shot. In the end, Quintum Grimes hit a comeback 3-pointer and Brunson conceded a run, allowing the lead to 112-115, but Batum’s 3-point shot with the closing buzzer cut the rim and the game went into overtime.

It was the Clippers who laughed in the extension. Maurice’s mid-range shot and Powell’s free throw took the lead first. George and Morris ran away further by making free throws using rim attacks, and after that, they successfully defended and finished the game with a victory.

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