The Brooklyn Nets defeated the LA Clippers 112–108 in a starring role alongside James Harden. Both teams were locked in mortal inches in the final two minutes of the game, with neither inch given. Some controversial plays took place during the decisive quarter as the Clippers came back from a 15-point deficit.
Paul George did not survive the ball game with 2:50 left in the game as he was on a one-minute ban. No one knew that his absence from the court would have made a big difference, as the LA Clippers almost made a successful return.
Check out our 5 hits and flops from the thrilling Brooklyn Net-LA Clippers match:
Hit: James Harden (Brooklyn Nets)
James Harden scored with 21 points in 8-of-14 shooting in the first half. The Brooklyn Nets guard continued to put it in second place with 37 points to go with 11 rebounds and seven assists.
Hardik was involved in the most important game of the game and at the same time he received an offensive foul by the name of the driving Kavon Leonard and made two clutch free throws to keep the game afloat.
Hit: Kavi Leonard (LA Clippers)
Kavi Leonard scored 18 points in the first half and drew 4-of-7 from the 3-point area. But the LA Clippers fell behind the Brooklyn Nets by 58-51 and never met again. Leonard calmed down in the second half, but managed to make some important baskets down the stretch.
Unfortunately, he could not get James Harden freely to tie the game in that crucial and controversial final clipper. He There were 29 points and 13 rebates for the game.
Flop: Kerry Irving (Brooklyn Nets)
Kyrie Irving hit a number of incredible shots against LA Clippers with 28 points. But Irving almost let the Brooklyn Nets lose when he missed three straight shots in the final 49.3 seconds of the game. It was a good thing for Irving that the final lapse was on a 3-pointer that DeAndre Jordan cleaned up to break the 108-all tie.
Hit: Paul George (LA Clippers)
Paul George warmed up in the second half and picked up where Leonard left off, scoring 21 points to help keep the distance from the Brooklyn Nets in the fourth quarter after La Cleavage. Unfortunately, he could not end the game as he was dismissed early.
George had 34 points on 19 of 12 shooting, including 4-9 out of three.
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Published 22 February 2021 10:03 AM IST