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).
— LA Clippers (@LAClippers) 19 Décembre 2015
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.