Kawhi Leonard returns to Toronto. Not as friends, but opponents. The Raptors welcomed him with the ceremony to hand over the championship ring. Leonard responded by giving them a defeat. The Los Angeles Clippers won 112-92 at the Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Wednesday 11 December 2019 local time. Leonard scored 23 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
Lou Williams, the Clippers’ best reserve player, added 18 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists. Moe Harkless 14 points and 7 rebounds. Paul George 13 points and 5 rebounds. Patrick Beverley and Patrick Patterson each have 11 points. Montrezl Harrel 10 points and 6 rebounds.
Raptors rely on Pascal Siakam. The Forwarda scored 24 points. Norman Powell behind him with 22 points. While OG Anunoby and Terrence Davis respectively 13 and 10 points.
From the statistics, the Clippers almost everything. Raptors only excel about steals and blocks. That is 2-3 numbers. Clippers generally master the match.
Even so, the Los Angeles team failed to open the match with an advantage. They lag behind 27-32. Fortunately, the Clippers can get up soon. They reversed the position with a score of 64-46 in the second quarter.
Since then, Leonard et al. never left again. They continue to lead. In the third quarter, the Clippers won 88-71. Then, closing the match with a score of 112-92. Leonard defeated his old team.
With that, the Clippers themselves firmly ranked second while the Western Region. They are under the Los Angeles Lakers with a 19-7 win-lose record. The Clippers will next face the Minnesota Timberwolves. The game will take place the day after tomorrow.
Meanwhile, Raptors (16-8) only appeared again in three days. They will face the Brooklyn Nets. The match took place at Scotiabank Arena. (put)