Here are the Game 5 highlights of the match between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Dallas Mavericks which was scheduled on August 26, 2020 (Local Time).
The Los Angeles Clippers destroys the helpless Mavs.
It all started in the first quarter as the Clippers already dominated the Mavs. At first, the Dallas Mavericks were controlling the game, until the Clippers woke up and got a 19-0 run. As a result, they now lead as much as 12 points in an instant because of that outstanding run. The first quarter ended with the score of 41-22 in favor of the Clippers.
In the first half, Paul “PG13” George finally stood up for his team and scored a lot of points. Because of this, the team led as much as 24 points at the end of the first half.
Because George finally stood up for his team, his team got the win and now got the series lead at 3-2. Paul George scored 35 points and hit 4 three-pointers in 25 minutes of action.
His dynamic duo, Kawhi Leonard, also had another outstanding performance as he marked 32 points, grabbed 7 rebounds, and hit 2 three-pointers.
On the other hand, the Porzingis-less Dallas Mavericks got crushed by the Clippers as they were missing their key player, Kristaps Porzingis.
The Mavericks were just awful tonight as they were also got beaten by the clippers in total rebounds, three-point percentage, and field goal percentage.
Luka Doncic got helpless tonight as he was missing his duo who is Porzingis. He ended the game with 22 points and grabbed 8 rebounds.
Because of the absence of Porzingis, the team’s third-leading scorer, Tim Hardaway Jr. stood up for his team and scored 19 points and hit 3 three-point shots.
The game ended with a score of 154-111.
The series will resume on Friday at 9:00 AM for Game 6.
Clippers (154) – George 35, Leonard 32, Harrell 19, Morris 12, Shamet 11.
Mavericks (111) – Doncic 22, Hardaway Jr. 19, Burke 15, Kleber 12, Wright 11.