Clippers Rout Brief-Handed Lakers 104-86 on Easter Sunday – NBC Los Angeles
Marcus Morris scored 22 factors and the Los Angeles Clippers dominated the short-handed Lakers in a 104-86 victory on Sunday to finish a two-game skid.
Kawhi Leonard had 19 factors, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and Paul George added 16 factors for the Clippers.
The Lakers trailed the whole sport through which they had been with out injured All-Star duo LeBron James and Anthony Davis, in addition to Andre Drummond and Wesley Matthews. They’ve dropped six of 9.
Montrezl Harrell led the Lakers with 19 factors towards his outdated staff. Marc Gasol was the one starter in double figures with 11 factors.
The Clippers constructed a double-digit lead halfway via the second that the Lakers by no means diminished to single digits the remainder of the best way.
5 completely different Clippers powered a 12-3 run to begin the third, with George’s 3-pointer capping the spurt that created their largest lead of 24 factors. They matched that lead later within the quarter on a 3-pointer by Luke Kennard, who scored 12 of his 15 factors within the fourth.
The Clippers stretched their result in 20 factors within the second, operating off 10 in a row that ended with back-to-back 3-pointers by Marcus Morris.
The Clippers raced to a 13-2 result in open the sport, making their first six pictures. Markief Morris scored the Lakers’ first seven factors.
Lakers: James has missed two weeks with a proper ankle sprain. He tweeted Sunday, “Man I Wanna Hoop! Miss It So A lot!” Coach Frank Vogel stated James and Davis will be a part of the staff for the remainder of its five-game highway journey, though each are “nonetheless a methods away.” Davis has missed 22 video games with a proper calf pressure. … Drummond (proper massive toe contusion) nonetheless has bother placing on a shoe and stays in nice discomfort. … No Laker reached double figures within the first half.
Clippers: Patrick Beverley (sore proper knee) and Serge Ibaka (tight decrease again) have every been out since mid-March. Beverley has been enjoying 5-on-5, however Ibaka has but to achieve that stage.
Lakers: Go to Toronto on Tuesday.
Clippers: Host Portland on Tuesday.