With teams made a playoff already sits their stars to secure a rest and health, the Clippers still winning while sitting their main guys.
Without Kawhi Leonard, Patrick Beverly and Montrezl Harrell also limited minutes to Paul George, Lou Williams, and Marcus Morris the Clippers still able to win. Rodney McGruder came clutch after hitting a huge three to put his team on top by one. Damian Lillard who has the opportunity to take back the lead misses two huge free throws. Then JaMaychal Green made both free throws after Jusuf Nurkic fouled him. Lillard for the second time has a chance to tie but his three is too way short.
Los Angeles Clippers had a 12-2 run in less than 3 minutes remaining in the game.
While Blazers blow up this game that they totally controlled. It could be sealed there position to the eighth or ninth spot. Blazers will play on a back to back against the Sixers tomorrow.
Clippers defense stood out in the second half after limiting the Blazers into 42 points after a 75 explosion in the first 24 minutes of the game. Paul George had 21 points, while Landry Shamet had 19 points and Reggie Jackson added 17. Lou Williams had 12 off the bench.