The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 118:94 on Friday night and moved up to third place in the Western Conference NBA league standings. The Lakers still rank sixth, but are now tied for seventh place with the Portland Trail Blazers in terms of win-loss percentage, leading the team to the playoffs after the season.
This is the Lakers’ fourth defeat in the last five games, and rehearsal may be the announcement of the first round of the playoffs. The more successful franchise from Los Angeles allowed him to play a role without LeBron James. In the early rehearsal period, he did not have the help of Anthony Davis.
The Clippers won by Paul George with 24 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. Kawhi Leonard contributed 15 points, 8 steals and 5 assists. Ivica Zubac contributed 14 points, 8 rebounds and blocks. He tried all five attempts in the game and four of the five attempts at the free throw line. Through rehearsal, he stood out in the dunk contest.
For the Lakers, the best is Kyle Kuzma (Kyle Kuzma) scored 25 points.