[NBA regular season] The Clippers beat the Trail Blazers 117-102, ushering in a winning streak!

2023-03-21 17:06

[NBA regular season] The Clippers beat the Trail Blazers 117-102, ushering in a winning streak!

News on March 21, the NBA regular season is in full swing, the Clippers and the Trail Blazers face off again, after several rounds of fierce battles , the Clippers beat the Trail Blazers 117-102, ushering in a winning streak!

In the first quarter, due to the absence of Clippers coach Tyronn Lue due to illness, assistant coach Dan Craig took command of the team. After the opening, the Clippers and the Trail Blazers launched a head-to-head confrontation between the two teams inside. Zubac scored consecutively to give the Clippers the lead, while Nurkic hit a three-pointer after 3 singles. After the two teams tied at 11, Morris hit consecutive 3-pointers, and Leonard also ended his scoring drought. Then, Leonard and Gordon made 3-pointers successively, of which Leonard contributed 11 points in a single quarter. Substitutes Sharp and Little cooperated to play a 7-0 spurt, allowing the Blazers to catch up to the score of 30-36 in the first quarter.

In the second quarter of the game, Simmons scored consecutive points with only 2 points left. Plumlee scored 2+1, Batum hit a three-pointer, and Eubanks also scored consecutively, allowing the Trail Blazers to tie the score. Morris and Zubac scored in response, and George scored consecutively in a breakthrough outside shot. Lillard responded with a 3-pointer from George, but Westbrook's drive late in the game gave the Clippers the lead, 59-55 at halftime.

In the third quarter, George led the team to start the game with an 8-1 spurt, giving the Clippers a 67-56 lead. Spurs and Lillard recovered 6 points, but George increased the Clippers' lead with two free throws. As the game progressed, the two teams came and went, and the score increased alternately. Leonard scored 4 points with consecutive shots and penalties. The Clippers entered the fourth quarter with a 93-83 lead of 10 points

At the beginning of the fourth quarter, Simmons launched a breakthrough and made a 3-pointer, but the Clippers responded quickly. George and Gordon scored consecutively and still led by 11 points. Subsequently, the combination of Simmons and Nurkic showed off, scoring 7 points in a row to narrow the gap. However, Leonard and George each hit 3-pointers and the Clippers took a 111-99 lead with 4:50 left. At this time, the Blazers' offense was still not good, and they continued to hit the iron. Westbrook and Zubac seized the opportunity to score 4 points, and the Clippers expanded their advantage. The Trail Blazers were unable to reverse the situation at the last moment and lost 102-117.

Both starting lineups

Clippers: Morris, Leonard, Zubac, George, Westbrook

Trail Blazers: Thybulle, Reddish, Nurkic, Simmons, Lillard

Records of both players

Clippers: George 29 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals, Leonard 24 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals, Westbrook 9 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, Zubac 14 points and 10 rebounds, Morris 7 points and 4 rebounds , Gordon 20 points and 2 rebounds, Plumlee 7 points and 5 rebounds, Mann 4 points and 4 assists, Batum 3 points and 3 assists.

Trail Blazers: Lillard 21 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists, Nurkic 23 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists, Simmons 16 points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists, Watford 12 points and 3 rebounds, Sable 6 points and 4 rebounds, Sharp 10 points and 3 steals, Eubanks 10 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists.