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Oklahoma City inflicted a third successive defeat to LA

Oklahoma City inflicted a third successive defeat to LA

After his last two setbacks (107-115 in 97-107 Spurs and Houston), the Clippers have chained a third straight loss, facing the Thunder in the dying seconds of the game. A portion in which Chris Paul stood out with 32 points, 5 rebounds and 10 assists. In front, it’s Russell Westbrook who responded with 33 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists.

 

In the first quarter, Luc Mbah a Moute (26 ‘, 2 points, 8 rebounds) and its partners have taken 6 points ahead 19-13, before turning 29-23 lead at the start of the second. The Clippers then control the game with 10 points to lead 45-35 before the Thunder will do its late 3-minute halftime. Oklahoma City pocketed the quarter 23-27 but LA leads to the break 52-50.

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In the second half Serge Ibaka (17 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist) equates to 60-60 before the Clippers to 74-68 repass. The game is tight but Los Angeles took the lead before the last 12 minutes 77-72. On a dunk Aldrich, LA has 8 points ahead 83-75 before qu’Oklahoma equalized at 89-89 on a new Ibaka shooting and a 14-6 series. It then remains 3’13, a money time during which the two teams are at turns 1 point. It is in the last 11 seconds as the match swung in favor of the Thunder. Chris Paul intercepted a throw-in and was marked (99-98 to 11 seconds) and Kevin Durant would knock the Clippers, scoring his shot to 6 seconds, and countering the final attempt of Chris Paul to 1 second. Final victory for Oklahoma 99-100. This loss put the Clippers in the 5th place in the West with 16 wins to 13 losses. The next game is Friday December 25 at the Lakers.

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Defeated by the Spurs

Defeated by the Spurs

The logic has been respected that night, the Clippers bowing in the second Conf West, who had 22 wins to 5 losses. The meeting was, however, very balanced, Los Angeles does bowing in the last quarter. Chris Paul finished with 27 points, 10 assists and 2 rebounds, helped by Blake Griffin and his 25 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. San Antonio could count on LaMarcus Aldridge (26 points, 13 rebounds, 3 assists), Tony Parker (21 points, 1 rebound, 3 assists) and Kawhi Leonard (19 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists).

 

The Clippers started the match well, leading 8-14 on a 3-point Luc Mbah a Moute (21 ‘, 5 points, 1 rebound). The Spurs 19-18 to repass before a good set of clippers that are needed 26-30 in the first quarter. LA and San Antonio are neck and neck in the second quarter (29-25) and both teams are tied at the break 55-55.

The party is still tight in the third quarter, the gap in favor of Los Angeles does not exceed 5 points (76-81). The Clippers and the pocketing 30-33 entering the final period with 3 small points ahead 85-88. The meeting then switches entirely, since the Spurs begin late game on a 11-0 in 3 minutes, giving them a 96-88 advantage. Griffin pulls with the board and allows the Clippers back to 96-93 and 111-107 on a 3-point shot. But the Spurs took advantage of their lead in the money time to control the debate and win 115-107.

The Clippers are 4th in the West Conf with 16 wins and 11 losses before their game tonight in Houston Rockets.

 

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Great win in front of Milwaukee 103-90

Great win in front of Milwaukee 103-90

The Clippers outscored the Bucks and pocketed their 16th win of the season, after a meeting dominated from start to finish, Los Angeles pocketing the 4th quarter. Chris Paul has largely contributed to this success with 21 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists.

 

Luc bah a Moute (18 minutes, 7 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist) now installed in the starting five, scored a three-point 6’24, giving 5 points ahead to 14-9 Clippers. Milwaukee back to 16-15 and then to LA gives back ahead 29-21 at the end of the first quarter. Parker and Bucks Mayo allow the deficit to 2 points in the second (35-33) before the Clippers will resume the game for themselves, to win 25-22 and reach the locker room with 11 points ahead 54 -43.

The second period was tight, but the Clippers continue to do the job. They have up to 14-point lead in the third quarter (70-56) and won 24-23 to address the final 12 minutes with 12 points ahead 78-66. A last quarter which saw the gap reduced by 7 89-81 points, but does not prevent the Clippers to control the match and win 103-90.

The Clippers consolidated their fourth place Conf West before moving to Spurs on Saturday.

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Victory in overtime @ the Pistons

Victory in overtime @ the Pistons

This new victory gained at the finish for the Clippers, who had to play extra time to finally win 103-105 in the last 13 seconds. Blake Griffin was the maneuver 34 points with 7 assists and 5 rebounds, imitated in front by Reggie Jackson and his 34 points, 7 assists and 11 rebounds.

The Clippers with Luc Mbah a Moute aligned in the starting five, the meeting started well with a 13-2, and then have 9 points ahead 13-22 on a jump shot Redick JJ (24 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists). The Pistons do not disassemble, dealing in turn a beautiful series 14-5 series, allowing them to equalize at 27-27 at the end of Quarter 3 points on a Steve Blake. In the second quarter (12-21), the Clippers at it again and restore fast 9-point lead, they will keep up the 39-48 halftime.

Detroit will have up to 13 points 43-56 late, LA controlling its spread until the end of the third quarter (24-25). Los Angeles starts with 10 points ahead the last quarter 63-73. The match will switch to 3 minutes, the Pistons scoring a 14-2 allowing them into the lead 77-75 score. LA is gone and the gap is widening to 87-81 with 3 minutes of the term. Redick glue together at 87-84 on a 3-point equates to 94-94 and 20 seconds remaining. Nothing is registered, so that all overtime is played. In the last 5 minutes, the mano a mano to the advantage of the Clippers on a 3-point Crawford gives them three points ahead 102-105 with 13 seconds. On a fault Rivers, between Jackson free throw 1 of 2 (103-105). The score will remain there with this new victory for the Clippers, the 15th of the season, which confirm them in 4th place Conf west and finish their road trip on a good record of 4 wins and 1 loss. Next match at home face the Bucks Thursday, December 17.

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Victory 105-100 @ Nets

Victory 105-100 @ Nets

The Clippers took enough advance with the Nets in the first half, to control the second period, despite a Brooklyn back to 2 points in the money time. Blake Griffin scored 21 points 9 rebounds and 4 assists, JJ Redick is not left with 21 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists, while Luc Mbah a Moute (16 min, 2 rebounds) was starting again in 5 departure.

 

The Clippers started the match well, with a festival chained dunks by DeAndre Jordan (12 points, 12 rebounds) and have 9 points ahead 16-25 on a 3-point Redick JJ. They pocket the first quarter-time 20-28. The gap is growing very fast in the second, Los Angeles with up to 16 points ahead 26-42. With 24-29, the Clippers joined the locker room with 13 points ahead 44-57.

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The gap has changed little in the third quarter (19-20) and saw the Clippers ahead at the start of the last twelve minutes 63-77. One last period marked by the return to Brooklyn force, by chaining a 15-6 returns to two small dots 95-97 on two free throws by Bargnani. Chris Paul (15 points, 2 rebounds, 14 assists) gives some air to the Clippers 95-99 at 1’20 and DeAndre Jordan gets rebound, that benefits in the following action to Griffin (95-101). Johnson answers with a 3-point (98-101) before Griffin shot only just (98-103 at 29 seconds of the term). Lopez returns to 16 seconds Brooklyn 3 100-103 points, but on fault following Jack on Paul, the latter transforming his two free throws to give a definitive advantage Clippers 100-105. Los Angeles pocketed its 14th win (10 defeats) and ranks fourth in the Western Conference.

Next match Tuesday, December 15 at the Detroit Pistons, 8th Conf East.

End of serie @ Chicago

End of serie @ Chicago

After a match marked by clumsiness of both teams (35.6% on penalties against 34.1% for Chicago to Los Angeles), it was the Bulls who have the opportunity to win over a small score 83- 80. Despite the return of the Clippers in the last quarter, the Bulls held their 12th win of the season.

The first Quarter is balanced (23-24), even if Luc Mbah a Moute (21 ‘, 5 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist) gives 8-point lead to 11-19 Clippers.

 

On their good momentum, the Bulls enchainent a 13-0 early in the second quarter, the Clippers do not fall any basket before 5 minutes.Chicago is 36-24 front and maintains his lead until the break 44-35, with a 21-11 in twelve minutes.

The face of the exchange not match after the break, LA failing to reverse the trend ( 20-19 in the third quarter-time). Chicago started the final period with 10 points ahead 64-54. Los Angeles then managed to equalize 66-66 on a beautiful series 12-2, and 3 points for successful Rivers, Johnson and Smith. Quickly, Chicago gets the 76-69 and 83-77 to advance 46 seconds of the term. Johnson validates a 3 points back to 83-80 with 30 seconds, but Chicago will monitor the final moments and Chris Paul will miss his last attempt to 3 points.

The Clippers recorded their 10th defeat of the season (13 victories) and attempt to forge ahead Saturday in Brooklyn Nets, 14th Conf East.

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Victory 106-110 @ the Timberwolves

Victory 106-110 @ the Timberwolves

The Clippers have delivered a suspenseful game in Minnesota Timberwolves, winning 106-110 in the money time, and thus finding a very good dynamic (5 wins in 6 meetings).

DeAndre Jordan finished with 34 Eval (20 points to 8/9, 12 rebounds) while Chris Paul back in the starting five after his injury secured 14 points, 5 assists and 1 rebound. Blake Griffin (16 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists) and Jamal Crawford (18 points, 3 rebounds, 7 assists) round men shaped the evening.

The first quarter-time is in favor of the Clippers, that will lead up to 9-point lead (12-21) on a 3-point Crawford. Bjelica responds with its 3-point 0’51 to pick up to 22-23 before Crawford recurrence outside. Los Angeles took the lead 25-29 at the start of the second quarter.Minnesota reverse the trend by equalizing at 37-37 by Zach Lavine (21 points, 3 rebounds), then passing to possess up to 8 points ahead 49-41 on a 3-point Karl-Thomas Anthony. The Clippers cling and 3-point shot at the buzzer Chris Paul allows the team of Luc Mbah a Moute (16 min, 1 point, 3 rebounds) to pick up to 52-50 at the break.

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The third Quarter is balanced (25-21) and the two teams face each other. The gap is not moving (73-71) into the last minute during which the Timberwolves resumed a few points to lead 77-71 before the last 12 minutes. A period that will succeed the Clippers, who will pass before two minutes at 77-78. The fight is tight (83-83, 89-89, 98-95), and all happens in the last minute. DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin dunk with 26 seconds succeeded his shot (98-99). Wiggins fouls Redick that transforms his two free throws (98-101) before Rubio will mark both his own after a foul by Jordan (100-101). The last few seconds are very tactical and mistakes multiply. Crawford 9 seconds succeeded his two throws (102-104) and Rubio to 6 seconds (106-107) before Crawford concludes a late winner in a competition of throws 106-110 francs. With 21 matches played, 12 wins and 9 losses, LA Clippers 5th class Conf West until his trip to Milwaukee on Wednesday night.

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Victory 103-101 in front of Orlando

Victory 103-101 in front of Orlando

The Clippers and the Magic have delivered a great battle last night, taking turns advantage. A match marked by the strong performance of Jamal Crawford (32 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist), who saved his people in the money time. Blake Griffin (28 points, 13 rebounds, 7 assists) and Wesley Johnson (21 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists) complete the trio performing tonight.

The first Quarter is balanced, Los Angeles led 15-10 at the 6 ‘before getting 20-20 to reach 10’. Orlando finally takes 2-point lead at the end of the period 22-24. In the second quarter, the Clippers 33-31 to repass quickly and lead to 9 points ahead 44-35 on a beautiful series (14-4). But Elfrid Payton (21 points, 4 rebounds, 8 assists) and Victor Olapido (24 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists) allow Magic pick up the score. The Clippers led 53-50 at the break after winning the second Quarter 31-26.

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On resumption, Orlando puts 3’30 to return to 61-62 on a three-point Evan Fournier. The visitors lead to 8 points ahead of a dunk Aaron Gordon 58-76, and pocket the third Quarter 21-29 to lead 74-79 before the last two minutes. Led by 10 points 86-96 at 6’30 of the word, Jamal Crawford will totally switch the end game for the Clippers. Author of 15 points and three 3-point shots during that time, it allows the Clippers to take the 97-96 advantage at 3 ‘of the term. Griffin gives 3-point lead (101-98) 101-100 before returning Smith. Crawford and Rivers each score free throw 1 of 2 (103-100), while Luc Mbah a Moute voluntarily causes a fault to cover an attempted 3-point shot in the last 2 seconds. Payton returned 1 free throw, and the score remained for the Clippers 103-101 that are needed.

With this success, Los Angeles goes back to the 4th Western Conference site (11V / 9D) before his next trip Monday in Minnesota Timberwolves

Defeat against the Pacers 103-91

Defeat against the Pacers 103-91

Deprived of injured Chris Paul, the Clippers played a very average game against the Pacers, who win them a sixth consecutive victory. Paul George (31 points, 4 assists, 10 rebounds) hurt the defense of LA. Despite a balanced first half (50-47), the Pacers took off late in the second period.

Indiana already digging away after 6 minutes leading by 11 points on a shot Ellis (5-16). Blake Griffin (19 points, 6 assists, 4 rebounds) was quitting the momentum Pacers taking up the game in hand, then leveling at 23-23 on two free throws. First Quarter ends with a score of parity 29-29. A gap will changed very little in the following 12 minutes, the two teams being equal stake. Los Angeles gleans 3 points (21-18) and took the lead 50-47 at halftime.

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No big changes early in the second period before the Pacers take on 10-0 that propel them to 59-68. Despite a lot of failures of both sides, clings Los Angeles and back to 3 points at the start of the last quarter (69-72). Soon, Indiana made a 14-1 hole that propels visitors 70-86, thanks to two 3-point shots from Paul George. Back to 6 points at 3 minutes from the end (84-90), the Clippers (46% success rate to shoot against 55% for the Pacers) ultimately fail to come back late in the game.

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Another win 102-87 facing the Blazers

Another win 102-87 facing the Blazers

Luc Mbah a Moute was again aligned in the starting five (24 ‘, 4 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist) and participated in the third success in a row on their floor Clippers face the Portland Trail

Blazers.After a balanced first half, in which both teams had her period, the Clippers have won their opponents in the last 5 minutes of the third quarter, then controlled the end of the match. As usual, Blake Griffin finished top scorer of the game (23 points, 6 assists, 8 rebounds), well supported by DeAndre Jordan untenable in rebounds (18 points, 24 rebounds), but sinking free throws (12/34 ).

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First Quarter started strong for the Clippers, which began with a 19-4 in 6 minutes! Portland then somewhat closed the gap, but the Clippers led 29-18 at the start of the second quarter. A period during which the Blazers quickly reattached to score again in 6 minutes by inflicting a painful 20-6. Portland passes on 35-38 shooting Henderson then Harkless, and have up to 4 points ahead (38-42). Griffin then equates to 44-44 and the Clippers 11-6 take one after the other which allows them to reach the half-time with 49-49.

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Fortunately, the Clippers quickly picked up the game in the third quarter (25-15) enjoying a loss targets shoots Blazers. With 10 points ahead 74-64 before the last quarter, the Clippers controlled well by the end of the match, with up to 17-point lead 100-83. The Clippers continue their forward march (5th Conf West) with 10 wins and 8 losses before an upcoming game against the Indiana Pacers Wednesday, December 3.

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