Kawhi Lenora and Paul George both had more passing game than hooting in the first half for LA Clippers VS Sacramento Kings game but they still were able to give team 60 points.
This is why Leonard pointed out that this sits well for a franchise that is looking to secure their first NBA championship.
George had 21 points along with his season-high 11 rebounds as well as 9 assists to tackle the slow start as the LA Clippers defeated Sacramento Kings by 105-87.
As for Leonard, he scored 24 points with 14 of them in the 3rd quarter to help the LA Clippers win their 14 straight games against the Sacramento Kings in a battle that started back in 2013.
Leonard, who led the Raptors to their first NBA title win only a year ago before being signed on by LA Clippers to bring them an NBA championship as well, said, “That is what championship teams are really about. Going through the games like it is playoffs. It might not be big guys that get the wins but it will be somebody off the bench or anyone else starting the game to bring the team to a win.”
Ivica Zubac also scored 8 points along with 13 rebounds for LA Clippers while Maurice Harkless added in his 12 points. Also, 2 players of Clippers Derrick Walton Jr. and Larry Shamet scored 19 points each for the team.
Doc Rivers, Clippers coach said, “We just kind of hung in the game. We went zone for a little bit but then changed our look. I simply like our defense.”
As for the Sacramento Kings, their top scorer for this game was Richaun Holmes with his 22 points as well as 10 rebounds. With this loss, Kings have now lost 8 games in a row.
Up next, LA Clippers will be having a home game in Los Angeles against the Detroit Pistons. As for Kings, they will host a game against Memphis Grizzlies.