Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers, Luka Dončić, Kristaps Porziņģis, NBA Playoffs, Kawhi Leonard, Western Conference GAME 1 Highlights August 17 NBA Playoffs Round 1
They are whole. Nobody is out in this seating round, but again they had so many players in and out of the bubble and in and out of the lineup, including three and five in the bubble and another steal. This time morris, knocks it away, throws it up and zubots the games that he’s played so far down here in orlando shooting the ball extremely well. That continues with his second steal leonard, has cleeba back on him and emergencies. Now harrow returned to orlando last sunday and dr rivers was not happy. He had a quarantine for seven days, given it was an excused absence, but he got. I don’t think it’s a big issue because when, when tres gets back into the rotation, whether it’s tonight as from this restart, they have no chemistry issues on offense, marcus morris, just added to the mixture. All the coaches have talked about being so vocal on the bench. Music doncic floats it up and in with a rebound hardaway steps back and hard away able to connect seth curry’s. Also in the game. Porzingis sets and hits porzingis is shooting porzingis off the dribble count it and one verses up the shot. Won’T go fight for the rebound porzingis throws it ahead to seth, curry, curry three pointer, that’s good curry, makes his move slip, shot won’t go jamichael green has committed to the game. He has played well and there’s lou williams, quickly to the basket but defensively that’s, where his challenge is doncic to curry, good, wide, open, look and seth curry off the bench knock and after that horrendous start by the mavericks.
They have put it together, kawhi leonard, an assist and good for michael kidd gilchrist, who has struggled shooting since he came in the league, knocks down that three another final minute: first quarter, Music, doncic probes, kicks it out kid gilchrist, just spotting up knocks down another three And now, they’re, up by one doncic nails a three pointer kid gilchrist two for two off the bench. He only had five three pointers: all season five for 20, as george throws that one they signed it back in february, after charlotte waved in his first seven and a half years with charlotte doncic again gets inside trying to draw some contact. He thought he got. Jamichael green now on donchets kicks it out, finds seth curry, that’s, good curry with another three pointer, lou williams through the hands of morris, another turnover that’s, the seventh trey burke, lays it up and in good drive from the field he dominated leonard elbow jumper is good Morris now spins shoots over porzingis and gets a nice bounce. Zubox has had a nice impact since he’s re entered the game, leonard rattles that one home he’s got fourteen’s, been a wild first half and again they said it with porzingis. I would have said it with clibba on with zubats having to guard it. Applause leonard back to williams, lou williams sets corner. Three is good. Paul george hesitated now gets inside goes right at porzingis top shot from paul right now, it’s, a four point: dallas advantage under four and a half remaining second quarter game.
One best of seven in the opening round is each with 15. doncic kicks it out hard away for three. There are ten of hunch down mismatches, since, of course, i say that he turns the ball over as lou williams kicks it out. Marcus morris knocks down a three closing out on him and had enough air space to get the three dutches season opening drives inside the wage is kind of fun to call lou williams searching, gets it inside and zubots again big part of him turning it around to Getting comfortable because he didn’t feel quite comfortable when he first started the season Music, lou williams, a three pointer, finney smith, has deflected still loose. Harold comes up with it. Harold drives on doncic goes right at him and dantrich’s upset. He thought he got a clean instead. He’S gon na that’s, you all the time blame and the receiver instead of saying that was a poorly thrown pass dodgers puts. It is set to scream Applause, carrying violation, some extra words after the play morris and doncic porzingis, getting in the way and there’s some shoves patrick beverly, getting involved and quickly. Coaches, come out on the floor other than that i didn’t see anything else: Applause, patrick beverly, straight on three that’s good beverly art away foul line. Jumper is good. Hardaway marcus morris drives on hard away. Looking to post up he’s got the size advantage there and more for dallas morris feeling it right now.
Zubot’S keeping it alive gathers goes up and throws it down unfortunate that he got tossed yep doncic for three as the shot clock. Experience get better as a three point shooter and you can forget about defending leonard falling away rattles it home little back door leonard kicks it out, paul george for three in the situation and has to be held responsible for his actions. Players know when they have a technical foul. They should know that anything hardaway goes back up, top dodgers, sidestep, lays it up, and then beautiful euro step just gets him to where he wants to go. Lou williams got hit and that good defense from trey burke, harold just bullies his way in and backs it off, curry as burke drives shot won’t go morianovich to rebound, count it and one the strength of george green jackson and harold. Oh sweet move there from paul tim hardaway jr gets a good look nails. Another three that’s his fourth pass inside mantras, harold with the finish, see ya amen. I thought it was just me, curry, with a nice runner, the natural let down by your own team, there’s burke, with the block shot you think about it. They signed him off the scrap heap in july july. 1St george is right. There at the rim shot clock at eight notches drives on morris finds curry. Curry gets a good look line, drive drills it firsthand with doncic, despite having all those turnovers showing what he’s made of in a tough situation, his leonard drives and finished lennon inserted into the game.
The last two possessions is like take a break. I got you. Doncic, has it going again leonard, drives well defended and still knocks it down. Cleveland doncic drives goes right at morris pass inside beautiful feed. Layup is good up top to paul george finney smith. In pursuit george kicks it out in the corner. Beverly tries another three that one’s good patrick, that time. Paul george made the play that’s a great look for beverly dotches spins inside flips it up and in as we hit two minutes remaining. A four point: clipper lead. Those last two transition plays were killers for dallas and doncic. Fakes leans in bank shot is good, 38 point donchish fakes, the pull back now goes inside flips it up shot, won’t, go rebound, save nearly deflected. Oh curry, got it and shot clock at six george step back three bang pull george from down gives him the opportunity to switch pretty much everything doncic drives on jackson gets inside, lays it in easily a full set and a terrific competitive spirit about it. Maverick still alive, doncic drives, gets inside, lays it up and in it’s a four point and prepare themselves for game. Two tim hanaway misses and that’ll.