With Kawhi Leonard and Paul George both sitting out, Cleveland Cavaliers might have thought about their chances to win this encounter against the LA Clippers. But little did they know, what is in stock for them. Lou Williams led the home team with season-high 30 points double-double. While Williams wasn’t the only one who scored the season-best in this game. Macus Morris Sr. Too did the same scoring 23.
The 3-time Sixth Man of the Year, Lou Williams started for the first time in this season for the LA Clippers. Talking about the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 23 points for the short-handed Cavs. Darius Garland and reserve Cedi Osman each scored 20 points. The Cavs never made a run in the fourth. Their only lead came in the first when they opened the game on a 7-2 spurt.
After LA lakers losing to Denver Nuggets, the Clippers are right underneath the skin of their city rivals and still sit on the #3 spot in the Western Conference Table.
Lou Williams leads LA Clippers past Cavaliers in absence of Kawhi and PG
The Clippers got the rout going in the third when they scored 36 points after notching 38 in the second. Patrick Beverley and Williams combined to score their first 14 points, including eight in a row, for an 84-60 lead. Reggie Jackson’s three-point play provided the Clippers’ largest lead of 28 points.
Beverley and Lou Williams quickly shut down the Cavs, combining for 14 of the Clippers’ first 16 points to start the game. Ibaka, Morris and Terrance Mann teamed to run off eight in a row after their teammates’ early scoring binge.
After this loss, it seems like Cleveland Cavaliers are finding themselves in the same misery as last season having lost 9 of last 11 in this season.
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