LOS ANGELES (AP) – Marcus Morris scored 33 points per game on Sunday night, Paul George added 32 points and the Los Angeles Clippers led the home team to nine games, beating the Detroit Pistons 131-124.
George Lock has three straight 30-point games despite a painful finger injury. He had six points in the fourth quarter as the Clippers won for the fifth time in a row, which is currently the longest winning streak in the NBA.
Morris, who avoided tying his career high by five points, scored six points and went over 1,000 for his career.
“It was never an insult to us, it was a defense. “We did it at the end, in the fourth quarter,” said Clippers center Ivica Ac Ubach, who has made seven career assists with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Cavi Leonard was absent in Los Angeles as he rested as the Clippers played their third game in four nights. All the others, although they had seven players with double digits, took the slowness and concluded at home, where they went 7-2, even though they were still short.
“The team is uniting. You feel it և the last thing we want to do is not leave a stone unturned. “I certainly think there will be some transportation along the way,” said George Cave.
Osh osh acks Exson scored 26 points and Sadiq Bay added 25 points for the Pistons, who have dropped three of their last four.
The Clippers hit 62.5% from the field, but stood back all night against the worst team in the Archelian Conference. In the third quarter, Mason Plumley’s 4-03 lead gave the Pistons a 93-81 lead before LA began to gather.
“Despite their record, the teams are going to heat up and play tough. It was possible for our team to stay together, to continue playing. “We were able to break when we got a few stops and converted,” said Clippers coach Tyrone Lew.
The game was tied at 110, and the Clippers were ahead 10-2, remaining 6:23. Nicholas Batumi’s 3-point lead put them ahead, while George Cave had four points during the run, including driving over Isaiah Stewart, giving them a five-point lead.
“In the end, we knew they were going to run away. We did not know when he was coming, “said Exxon.
Los Angeles extended the lead to 11 points in the final minute.
The Clippers were 36 to 25 on the field in the first half, but did not take the lead for the first time, until Z’s garbage beat them 61-60, remaining 2:06 in the second quarter.
“It’s just hard to maintain the solid goals of the field when they have a 3-point firepower, getting a stop here and there. They are a great shooting team. That’s what they do, “said Pistons coach Dwane Casey. “That’s why you are nervous, because we did not get stable stops, especially in the fourth quarter.”
Pistons. Detroit is 3-9 in the second game of the defender. … They were 15 out of 32 with 3 points as Wayne Ellington (15 points) և Bay was making five. … Corey Joseph Ozef, who was acquired from Sacramento on March 25, had 18 points ունի has an average of 11.7 points since joining the Pistons. … Era Herd Grant, who leads the team with 22.5 points per game, was playing for the third time in a row due to a right knee pain.
Clippers. Los Angeles had the highest 35-goal assist of the season. Նիկոլ In the second half, Nicholas Batumi scored nine of his 14 points. … Luke Kennard scored 11 points in the third quarter համար exceeded 2,000 for his career. … Serge Ibaka, who missed his 15th game in a row due to back problems, will not be on his way. This means that the earliest return of the center is on April 18 against Minnesota.
Pistons. Host the Clippers on Wednesday.
Clippers. Start your journey on Tuesday in Indiana on Tuesday.
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