The Los Angeles Clippers continued their winning ways on Tuesday night, as they defeated the San Antonio Spurs by a score of 138-100. With this victory, the Clippers have now extended their win streak to four games.
The game was a dominant performance by the Clippers, who led by as many as 38 points in the fourth quarter. Kawhi Leonard led the way for the Clippers, scoring 29 points on 11-of-14 shooting. Paul George also had a strong game, scoring 27 points on 10-of-16 shooting.
The Spurs, on the other hand, struggled to get anything going on offense. DeMar DeRozan led the way for the Spurs with 18 points, but the team as a whole shot just 37.5% from the field.
The Clippers’ defense was the key to the game, as they were able to shut down the Spurs’ offense for most of the night. The Clippers were able to force 17 turnovers and block eight shots, which helped them to get out in transition and score easy points.
The Clippers will look to continue their winning ways on Thursday night, as they take on the Phoenix Suns at home. The Spurs, meanwhile, will look to bounce back when they take on the Denver Nuggets on Friday.
Key Factors that Contributed to the Clippers Victory
- The Clippers’ defense was suffocating, holding the Spurs to just 37.5% shooting from the field
- Kawhi Leonard and Paul George led the way for the Clippers, combining for 56 points
- The Clippers were able to force 17 turnovers and block eight shots, which helped them to get out in transition and score easy points
- The Clippers’ bench also played a key role in the victory, contributing 29 points
The Impact of this Win on the Clippers’ Season
The victory over the Spurs is a huge win for the Clippers, as it helps to solidify their position as one of the top teams in the Western Conference. With a record of 32-14, the Clippers currently sit in second place in the West, just behind the Utah Jazz.
This win also helps to establish the Clippers as a legitimate title contender, as they continue to prove that they can beat some of the best teams in the league. With the playoffs fast approaching, the Clippers will look to continue to play at a high level and make a deep run in the postseason.