The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Dallas Mavericks with a 130-122 score to lead 2-1 in the playoff series.

Playing at the AdventHealth Arena, the Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard was the highest scorer of the game with 36 points, nine rebounds and eight assists.

Landry Shamet scored 18 points, while Bosnian center Ivica Zubac helped his team get 15 points and six rebounds.

For the Mavericks, Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis made a double-double with 34 points and 13 rebounds, while Tim Hardaway Jr and Seth Curry helped their team with 22 points each.

Also, Slovenian star Luka Doncic who had to leave the game with a left ankle injury, scored 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists.

Toronto Raptors take 3-0 series lead

The reigning champions Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 117-92 to take a 3-0 lead in the playoffs.

Cameroonian forward Pascal Siakam scored 26 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Raptors.

Fred VanVleet played with 22 points as Serge Ibaka scored 20 at the HP Field House.

For the Nets, Tyler Johnson scored 23 points and Caris LeVert helped his team with 15 points.


Utah Jazz – Denver Nuggets: 124-87 (2-1)

Brooklyn Nets – Toronto Raptors: 92-117 (0-3)

Philadelphia 76ers – Boston Celtics: 94-102 (0-3)

Dallas Mavericks – Los Angeles Clippers: 122-130 (1-2)

Copyright 2022 Anadolu Agency. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.