‘That is Who We Are As a Team’: Clippers Shut Down Luka Doncic
Luka Doncic got the cinches put on him Tuesday night by the LA Clippers’ stifling guard.
Luka Doncic left the field without conversing with the media. Unmistakably a disappointing night for the Mavs’ 20- year-old face of the establishment.— Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) November 27, 2019
“That is who are as a group,” Paul George told columnists in the wake of scoring 17 of his 26 focuses in the main quarter, on the way to a 114- 99 street win against the Dallas Mavericks.
Kawhi Leonard completed with a game-high 28 focuses, while Doncic was held to 22 focuses on 4-of-14 shooting.
Per The AP and ESPN:
“That is who we are as a group,” said George, who had every one of the four of his 3-pointers in the principal quarter. “We pride ourselves on barrier. Disagreeably, we have folks that can score the ball, however we need to make it intense on a daily premise on whoever we’re playing.”We knew coming into this, we recognized what the Clippers had as of now, and we comprehended what we could bring. That is what we’re doing well at this point. We’re getting a standout amongst other guarded groups in the league.”Doncic completed 22 focuses, eight bounce back and six helps, well underneath his season midpoints in every class. He was 4-of-14 from the floor and missed every one of the eight of his 3-point endeavors, scoring most of his focuses from the free toss line, where he was 14- of-16. Doncic submitted seven of the Mavs’ 20 turnovers.”We turned out with a cautious outlook out and about,” Leonard said. “Needed to do the best employment we could on Luka. He’s been executing it recently, playing at an incredibly, significant level. We simply needed to make it hard for him today around evening time, get a few diversions, and I think we had the option to do that.”
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