Lakers knock off Clippers 112-103 for the first time this season


Clippers #13 Paul George scored 31 points against the Lakers./Nick Koza/T.G.Sportstv1.

3/8/20 LOS ANGELES, CA - The Los Angeles Lakers redeemed themselves after to earlier losses to the Los Angeles Clippers beating them 112-103 behind a strong performance from Anthony Davis 30 points, LeBron James 28 points, and Avery Bradley 24 points.


Paul George led the Clippers in scoring with 31 points, Kawhi Leonard 27 points, Montrezl Harrell 20 points, and Lou Williams off the bench who struggled shooting last night was 3 of 11 with 7 points.


With the win, this is the first time the Lakers beat the Clippers in three games and ended the Clippers' six-game win streak. This game meant more to the Lakers and crushed any thoughts on if they could beat the Clippers.



Lakers #23 LeBron James attacking the rim./Nick Koza/T.G.Sportstv1.

The Lakers trailed the Clippers at half time 53-49, despite being down to the Clippers by nine-points in the first quarter. The Lakers' Avery Bradley hot shooting in the third quarter, making 4 of 6 three-point shots, help give the Lakers the lead at the end of the quarter 85-81.


Some of the Clippers role players Marcus Morris 1 points, JaMychal Green 2 points, didn't show up for this tonight's match-up as their turnovers were one of the reasons they couldn't get any easy baskets and stops on defense.



Clippers' #2 Kawhi Leonard monster two hand dunk./Nick Koza/T.G.Sportstv1.

In the fourth quarter, the Lakers defense was really good as the Clippers offense was struggling with Lou Williams having a bad shooting night, his shots were just not falling.


The Lakers went on to beat the Clippers 112-103, and the question was answered who would step up for the Lakers in scoring to help James and Davis, and Bradley delivered leaving his mark in the game.


The Clippers' Reggie Jackson was second in scoring off the bench with 8 points. Patrick Beverly finished the game with 2 points 4 rebounds, 1 assist, and Ivica Zubac 5 points and 7 rebounds, will have to play better if they are going to beat the Lakers on April 9. The photo gallery below is by Nick Koza/T.G.Sportstv1.

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