Here are the scores, updates, and results of the NBA 2020-2021 regular season match between the Los Angeles Clippers (LAC) vs the Toronto Raptors (TOR) on May 5, 2021 (All times are in Philippine Standard Time) at the Staples Center.
The Los Angeles Clippers defeats the Toronto Raptors as Paul George exploded for 22 points to win over the Raptors. “PG13” also had 9 rebounds and 4 assists.
Marcus Morris Sr. added 22 points, 6 rebounds and dropped 4 out of his 5 looks from beyond the three-point arc.
Reggie Jackson had 18 while Kawhi Leonard ended with 13 to help their team win the matchup.
“If they’re going to play defense like that, then I have to trust my teammates and make the right play every time,” Leonard shared. “It’s not about me, it’s about the whole group.”
Meanwhile, the Raptors are returning back to the Staples Center where they defeated the defending champs in their previous game, but in this matchup against the other Los Angeles team, they got defeated although they had a decent game.
Fred VanVleet, the agile guard, led the Raptors with 27 points, 13 assists and 5 made three-pointers while also playing for 41 minutes of action for his squad.
Pascal Siakam had 24 points and 7 rebounds. Siakam also went active on the defensive end as he stole 3 possessions from the opposing team.
The Los Angeles Clippers rise up to 44-22 while the Raptors fall to 27-39.
Raptors vs Clippers
30-26; 24-22; 28-34; 18-23
Raptors (100) – VanVleet 27, Siakam 24, Birch 13, Harris 11, Gillespie 7
Clippers (105) – Morris Sr. 22, George 22, Jackson 18, Leonard 13, Zubac 8