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Sport George’s 3 helps Clippers edge Thunder 90-88

08:45  19 november  2019
08:45  19 november  2019 Source:   ap.org

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The Thunder sent the Clippers packing in the second round of the playoffs last spring, shortly after the Sterling scandal erupted. Already without injured Kevin Durant, the Thunder lost Russell Westbrook to a hand injury in the second quarter. Perry Jones scored a career-high 32 points

Paul George topped the Thunder (4-5) with 27 points. But after going scoreless for more than four minutes, the Blazers' advantage began to wilt. Oklahoma City got to 90 - 88 on two free throws by Westbrook, but consecutive 3 -pointers by McCollum, and Lillard' s layup helped the Blazers maintain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 25 seconds left, lifting the Los Angeles Clippers over the Oklahoma City Thunder 90-88 on Monday night to improve to 8-1 at home.

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Basketball Roundup: Clippers edge Thunder . Member Benefits. Paul got past Thunder defensive specialist Thabo Sefolosha and squeezed the ball onto the rim past the league' s CLEVELAND (AP) — Danny Granger scored 23 points, five in overtime, and George Hill made a dagger 3 -pointer in the

Warriors 96, Thunder 88 | Golden State wins series, 4- 3 . Golden State sustained the dream on Monday by defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder , 96- 88 , in Game 7 of the They had to win the final three games of the series to outlast the Thunder , whose miscues — missed shots, turnovers and

The Thunder had just tied the game at 86-all on a 3-pointer by former Clipper Danilo Gallinari before Chris Paul made two free throws after being fouled by George for an 88-86 lead.

George’s 3 put the Clippers ahead 89-88.

BOX SCORE: CLIPPERS 90, THUNDER 88

The Clippers were then called for a foul that was overturned on a challenge by coach Doc Rivers. The Thunder retained possession and Terrance Ferguson inbounded to Gallinari, whose 3-pointer missed.

George made a free throw with 0.3 seconds left to close out the game against the team that traded him to Los Angeles last summer.

The Thunder fell to 0-5 on the road.

Montrezl Harrell had 28 points and 12 rebounds off the bench to lead the Clippers. George finished with 18 points after scoring 30-plus points in his first two games of the season.

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Paul George topped the Thunder (4-5) with 27 points. But after going scoreless for more than four minutes, the Blazers’ advantage began to wilt. Oklahoma City got to 90 - 88 on two free throws by Westbrook, but consecutive 3 -pointers by McCollum, and Lillard’ s layup helped the Blazers maintain

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Paul scored 22 points, making 10 of 11 free throws, against his former team. Gallinari added 14 points and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, another former Clipper, had 11 points despite five fouls.

The Clippers were without Kawhi Leonard for the third straight game because of a bruised left knee.

Neither team led by more than six points in the game.

Harrell scored on back-to-back dunks, with George’s alley-oop pass setting up the first one, and he scored another basket before George followed with a 3-pointer to put the Clippers ahead 75-70.

The Thunder led 79-78 on a basket by Dennis Schroder before Harrell dominated the final 2:44.

Harrell scored eight straight points to give Los Angeles an 86-83 lead.

The Thunder led 59-54 on Paul’s 3-pointer in the third. The Clippers revived themselves with a 12-5 run, getting back-to-back 3-pointers from Patrick Patterson and JaMychal Green, to head into the fourth leading 66-64. George was limited to a single 3-pointer in the quarter.

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Despite setbacks this season, the Clippers remain competitive in the Western Conference playoff race because of their young and talented core. Paul George addresses the media following the matchup against the New Orleans Pelicans at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA.

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TIP-INS

Thunder: Gallinari and Gilgeous-Alexander were honored with a video tribute from the Clippers during a timeout in the first quarter. ... Hamidou Diallo (left knee sprain) sat out his second straight game.

Clippers: Landry Shamet (high ankle sprain) missed his fourth game in a row. ... Assistant Sam Cassell turned 50.

UP NEXT

Thunder: At Lakers on Tuesday in the second game of a local back-to-back at Staples Center. The teams play again in OKC on Nov. 22.

Clippers: Host Boston on Wednesday in the third of five straight home games.

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