The Clippers did with their penalty comeback better than city rivals the Lakers. In 1989 were in the semi-final against Seattle a gap of 29 points to still bend in a victory.
Golden State had Saturday the first duel with a 121-104 win and seemed to be in the second race in a smooth to be heading for victory. In the third quarter amounted to a difference of 31 points, but the Clippers were not won. Under the impetus of a big hitter Lou Williams (36 pts, 11 ass) went to the visitors anyway and the dual defending champion.
For Golden State was a real baalavond, because they also lost early in the contest DeMarcus Cousins with a dijblessure. It is waiting for the results of an MRI to see the severity of the injury to assess. Cousins missed a large part of the season by a achillespeesblessure.
In the second match of the evening, defeated Philadelphia for the people of Brooklyn with 145-123. The Australian Ben Simmons (18 pts, 12 ass, 10 rbs) and Joel Embiid were the driving forces behind the Sixers, who have the first duel against the Nets with 102-111 had lost.