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Sports Clippers shorten in playoff series against Utah Jazz

09:25  13 june  2021
09:25  13 june  2021 Source:   pressfrom.com

Well-rested Jazz face battle-tested Clippers in West semis

  Well-rested Jazz face battle-tested Clippers in West semis The Utah Jazz are well-rested. The Los Angeles Clippers are “war ready,” as Paul George puts it. The Jazz, the NBA’s No. 1 overall seed, host the fourth-seeded Clippers in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals on Tuesday night. Utah is a four-point favorite, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Utah beat the Memphis Grizzlies 4-1 in the first round, and has been waiting around since Wednesday to find out its next opponent. The ClippersThe Jazz, the NBA’s No. 1 overall seed, host the fourth-seeded Clippers in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals on Tuesday night.

Playoffs . Clippers look to make it a series , avoid 3-0 deficit to Jazz . STAPLES Center , Los Angeles , CA.

The series shifts to Los Angeles on Saturday for Game 3. Once the Clippers took their only lead at 101-99 after consecutive 3-pointers by Jackson, the Jazz forced nine consecutive misses to power a 14-2 run that was capped by Ingles' 3-pointer to make it 113-103 with 3:07 to play . Mike Conley missed his second game after injuring his hamstring late in the Utah -Memphis series finale but the Jazz have now won six straight playoff games. Jackson scored 16 points in the third quarter and the Jazz finally started missing shots against an active Clippers zone.

The Los Angeles Clippers have used their home advantage and brought the first victory in the North American basketball league NBA in the Playoff series against Utah Jazz.

Paul George (l) siegte mit den Los Angeles Clippers gegen die Utah Jazz mit Royce O'Neale. © Mark J. Terrain / AP / DPA Paul George (L) won with the Los Angeles Clippers against Utah Jazz with Royce O'Neaders.

This reduces the team from California to 1: 2. The Clippers won on Saturday night (local time) clearly 132: 106 and may be hoped back to the finals of Western Conference.

Star Player Kawhi Leonard collected 34 points and twelve rebounds, and he distributed five assists - and became the best thrower of the game. Paul George added 31 points. On the opposite side, Donovan Mitchell scanned 30 points for jazz, but injured in the last quarter on a train to the basket on the right foot and hobbled from the square.

In the night on Tuesday, both teams are again in Los Angeles. The series is held in best-of-seven mode.

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