The Atlanta Hawks (hereinafter referred to as Atlanta) defeated the LA Clippers (hereinafter referred to as the Clippers) with the performance of Trae Young (24) after a close clutch battle.
Atlanta beat the Clippers 112-108, 4 points in the regular league game of the 2022-23 NBA season held at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California on the morning of the 9th (Korean time). Atlanta is 19-21 and the Clippers are on a six-game losing streak. (Season record: 21 wins, 21 losses)
In Atlanta, Young scored 30 points and 8 assists, and DeAndre Hunter scored 20 points and 4 rebounds. As for the Clippers, Leonard had 29 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists, and Ivica Jubatz had 17 points and 18 rebounds (8 ORB).
Both teams 토토 finished the first quarter with the Clippers leading 26-25, one point. Atlanta managed to turn around by scoring 41 points in the second quarter. Especially with a bench lineup led by Jaylen Johnson and Bogdan Bogdanovic, Atlanta took a 10-point lead. Here, Atlanta ended the first half with a 66-52, 14-point lead as Young and Hunter added points.
The Clippers made a great counterattack in the third quarter. It was Jubatz and Terence Man who made the Clippers’ comeback, and the two of them combined for 10 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists, and were in charge of the team’s energy. In addition, with Marcus Morris Sr. and Norman Powell also helping to score, the Clippers ended the third quarter with a two-point lead, 87-85.
As soon as the 4th quarter started, the Clippers succeeded in extending the score to 9 points within 3 minutes. However, Atlanta is also beginning to wake up. As soon as Young came off the bench, he started with a 3-point shot and tied the game with 6 points and 1 assist in a row. Also, Atlanta’s Onyeka Okongwu blocked the Clippers’ offense on defense.
Leonard went to the rescue of the Clippers in desperate need. Leonard spread out Young and Showdown with consecutive points in a super clutch situation. Then, with 33 seconds left before the end of zero, he succeeded in scoring a floater, giving the team the lead. Right before the end of the game, Morris also had no choice but to commit a foul on Young when the stepback 3-point shot did not go in after the fake.