Get to know all about the latest developments and highlights from the world of NBA as veteran Rajon Rondo gets upset over air ball with Kawhi Leonard in Mavericks vs Clippers Game 5. The LA Clippers have got their 2-game winning streak come to an end, after a much-recovered Luka Doncic resurrects back to his formidable best to lead his team in Game 5.
To make matters worse, it was a bad decision from their marquee player, Kawhi Leonard which led to the Clippers not being able to tie the score in the latter stages of the game. This has evidently left veteran Rajon rondo quite upset.
Rajon Rondo Shows His Frustration to Kawhi Leonard in Mavericks vs Clippers Game 5
With just over 8 seconds remaining on the clock the Los Angeles Clippers had a major chance to tie the game. Instead of passing the ball to a player at the better scoring position, Leonard decided to take matter in his own hands.
He shot a contested heave with more than 4 seconds remaining on the clock. What led was an evident miss to the under-confident shot, which even saw the clock getting timed-out, resulting in Mavericks winning Game 5 to take 3-2 lead in the 7-match series. This surely did not go well with Rondo who believed that the LA Clippers could have sent the game into OT, with ample of time remaining.
The veteran guard, Rajon Rondo definitely would’ve wanted a better shot at such a critical juncture of the game, and the series. After being down by double-digits in the fourth quarter, the Clippers stormed back to cut the deficit to one plus possession of the basketball. But LA Clippers wasted their opportunity to take the lead on this fastbreak sequence that led to an attempt at the rim from Nicolas Batum.
Having said enough about Game 5, it all comes down to Game 6, wherein any slip up from the Clippers can lead them to another disappointing playoff exit. Which will definitely be a Deja Vu for the LA fans.