Safe to say, the NBA 2021-22 Season is looking like the season of the comebacks. After the hoop fans have seen Los Angeles Lakers blowout massive leads against OKC, Paul George led LA Clippers replicated the same sort of comeback against Karl Anthony Towns’ Minnesota Timberwolves. In the Clippers vs Timberwolves showdown, the former team were down by as many as 20 points at one point.
Midway through the second quarter, Timberwolves led 49-29 and seemed to be cruising towards victory, especially when Paul George wasn’t unable to lead the side and knock shots with the same efficiency rate. By the end of the quarter, Clippers cut the same lead to only 10 points.
Paul Gorge inspires LA side in Clippers vs Timberwolves
Those who missed the game, will be shocked to know that Los Angeles Clippers led by Paul George managed to turn the 20-point deficit to a 20-point win margin as the emerge victorious 104-84. In the process, the Los Angeles Clippers became only the fourth team in the history of the league, in doing so.
Talking about the individual performances, Paul George led the way for the Clippers, recording 21 points, 11 rebounds and 6 assists. Reggie Jackson stepped up big time for the team as well, chipping in 20 points on top of four rebounds and four assists.
On the other hand, as for the Timberwolves, it was a truly ugly win. Karl-Anthony Towns, Anthony Edwards and Malik Beasley combined for 55 points–which is 65 percent of the team’s final score. They were the only players to score in double digits for the team. Interestingly, the loss came after Towns warned his teammates about how a three-game slide can quickly turn into a 20-game losing skid.