At the opening of the new NBA regular season, the Clippers disposed of the Lakers (109-116). A result which necessarily satisfies Kawhi Leonard.
Successful entry into the subject. On the night of Tuesday to Wednesday, as part of the NBA regular season, the Los Angeles Clippers brought down their great rivals, and incidentally title holders, namely the Los Angeles Lakers (109-116). During this meeting, it was Paul George, resident of the Los Angeles Clippers, who finished top scorer (33 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists). Just behind, Kawhi Leonard, also a resident of the Los Angeles Clippers, was not left out. Indeed, the latter finished second leading scorer of this meeting, with a record of 26 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists.
Leonard: “We don’t think about last year”
At the end of this match, the latter, precisely, did not fail to react. At the end of this first victory, he declared in particular: “We are not thinking about last year. The team is different. I’m just happy with the way we played. Even though we lost our lead at one point in the game, we recovered, we stayed positive, we continued to play our game. We attacked differently and we are proud of our game tonight. Everyone came together and stayed positive. We communicated a lot on the pitch and we won this match. “
The Clippers did not make it through the conference half last year
Last year, well and truly engaged in the play-offs of the prestigious Basketball League, the Los Angeles Clippers had seen their 2019-20 season, necessarily special due to the coronavirus pandemic which continues to rage throughout the world today, stop at the semi-finals stage conference. Faced with them, the Denver Nuggets had ended up having the last word, after a real suspense (3-4). In the first round of these finals, the Los Angeles Clippers had disposed of the Dallas Mavericks, almost just as difficult (4-2).