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Sport Basketball - NBA - Play-Offs: The Suns win the first handle facing Clippers

02:25  21 june  2021
02:25  21 june  2021 Source:   sport365.fr

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Despite the absence of Chris Paul but with a great Devin Booker, the Suns took advantage of the advantage of Land to dominate Los Angeles Clippers in the first game of the Western Conference Final (120-114).

Suns do not stop! After have eliminated the title NBA champion, the Los Angeles Lakers , then have swept without any other form of trial the Denver Nuggets , the players of the Arizona started their final of the West Conference against the Los Angeles Clippers with a win after a duel at high intensity . However, it is the Californians, taken by the inevitable Paul George (34 points) and a Discreet Batum Nicolas but present (5 points, 10 rebounds), who have made the race in mind during the essentials of the first quarter ... Up to one last three-point shot of Cameron Johnson (12 points) to give the two teams tied at the end of the first twelve minutes. The second quarter saw the two courses respond to series of six to ten consecutive points. The indecision was total but Devin Booker came out of his box to give three lengths in advance to the Suns at the break. front always dial without Chris Paul, the Suns have relied on their background star to embarrass the Clippers.

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Devin Booker posts his first career triple-double as the Phoenix Suns beat the Los Angeles Clippers 120-114 in game one of the Western Conference finals. Paul, 36, is out because of the NBA 's Covid-19 health and safety protocols while the Clippers ' Kawhi Leonard missed his third straight game with a knee injury. At one point in the third quarter, Booker scored 16 straight points for the Suns with five other players also reaching double digits.

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Booker shines in the absence of Paul for Suns because, from the return on the floor, these are the players Phoenix that have taken up the game and eight lengths ahead. But the Californians were determined not to let go after have released the jazz at the end of the match 7 . Thanks to a 16-2, they reversed the trend but without achieving the orders. It must be said that Devin Booker has shown the tone with a triple-double to the key (40 points, 13 rebounds, 11 passes). However, Paul George reacted with a three-point shot that handed over two teams with twelve minutes to play. The start of the fourth quarter was the key. With a 12-2, the Suns have formed a mattress ten points which has long held. It is only in the last two minutes that the defense of Phoenix started to tense, which took advantage of Rajon Rondo (8 points, 7 passes) and Terrance Mann (9 points), who brought the clippers to two points with 22 seconds to play. But Devin Booker whistled the end of the recreation and insured the victory of his six-point team (120-114). Suns take the ascendancy but everything remains to be done. Basketball - NBA / PLAY-OFFS 2021

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This is the first NBA Basketball Executive of the Year Award for Jones, who has served two seasons as the Suns ’ general manager and four seasons overall in the team’s front office. Jones received nine of the 30 first-place votes and earned 65 total points from the voting panel, which comprised one With Jones leading the Basketball Operations department, Phoenix assembled a roster that posted the second-best record in the NBA (51-21) and the fifth-highest single-season winning percentage in franchise history (.708). The Suns made the NBA Playoffs for the first time since the 2009-10 season.

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