Last season, two teams defeated the Denver Nuggets 3-1 in the Western Conference playoffs last season. This is easy to forget, and perhaps even more exciting, but fate has calmed down these two teams: Utah The Jazz and the Los Angeles Clippers. Fight against each other in the second round of this year’s playoffs, collective activity on how to recover from the collapse of the playoffs. And there are many notes to compare.
Throughout the season, both teams have to accept harsh tests from the outside world to believe them, no matter how well they play and how much they have achieved. Take the Jazz as an example. After star Donovan Mitchell (Donovan Mitchell) made two extravagant appearances, he won 37 with a score of 117-111 in front of 18,306 spectators at Vivint Arena on Thursday.
When you lost in the series with a 3-1 lead (only 13 times in the series), you also created the best NBA record of the year and won Rudy Gobert’s best of the year. The sixth player of the year with guard and Jordan Clarkson. (NBA playoff history) Respect the hard-won, the Clippers and Jazz have had to endure this season, but they both took advantage of this. As motivation and learning experience. Everyone showed how much they have grown in Thursday’s game.
The Jazz seemed to aim for an easy victory for most of the first half, but like the seven tense games against the Dallas Mavericks in the first round, Tyrone Liu’s club remained calm and made important adjustments. Continue to play a reliable role for the Clippers (starting point guard), which they have been looking for for most of the two seasons.
George scored 27 points, 10 rebounds, 6 assists and several key shots in the final minutes in the second half, giving Los Angeles a chance to steal the victory. Followed by Beverley, his defensive pressure forced the Clippers to achieve two key successes. With DeMarcus Cousins, he was still effective in the sprint against Gobert.