NBA Playoffs 2017: Jazz aim to close out Clippers

And so another typical Clippers postseason rolls on. The Clippers have never advanced past the second-round of the playoffs since Paul arrived in 2011, and they have pulled off some epic choke jobs along the way. They've gone just 40-43-4 against the spread this season, but they failed to produce just once in the series with the Los Angeles Clippers, when they lost Game 3 at home.

Hopefully the Jazz players haven't read too much into the many assumptions pinning them as highly favored winners of the series in Game 6. "We have to treat this one as a must-win", Hayward told reporters. They have been led by veterans Joe Johnson and George Hill.

Gobert has averaged 13 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks in his two full playoff games.

Rivers screamed. Paul barked and eventually tore off his shirt.

Once ahead by double digits, the Clippers stayed in front. Hours before the game started, Rudy Gobert was upgraded to "questionable", meaning he could potentially see playing time. The Clippers, behind Chris Paul's 29 points and eight assists, were able to grind out an ugly night in Utah to secure the 98-93 victory. The Jazz got some unanswered buckets but Paul came back to keep the Clippers close, either directly or by getting his teammates wide open looks.

"I had Lakers tickets for years", he said, "and then I got invited to go to a game at the old Sports Arena and it was fun".

With a whole week to prepare, the Golden State Warriors must sit and wait, as their eventual opponent for the second round has yet to be decided. He, like a few other players, would be eligible for a deal worth upwards of $200 million over five years.

When faced with the likelihood of quitting, the Clippers didn't quit, and their legacy just gets nuttier. His return helped compensate for the loss of Griffin and is a big reason why they made it to a seventh game. Rivers said, chuckling. "I'm joking guys". Check out Los Angeles Clippers vs Utah Jazz live streaming tv channels, confirmed starting lineups, live score updates on this page below. After it was decided that the Jazz and Clippers will meet on Sunday, the schedule was released for the second round.

That timeout was in the game's first three minutes.

104-77 home rout gives Milwaukee 2-1 series lead
Maker then assisted Antetokounmpo with a nifty pass off the dribble that forced Raptors Head Coach Dwane Casey to burn a timeout. Kyle Lowry had 13 points. "Everybody has their own thinking about screens, about physicality", Milwaukee coach Jason Kidd said.

Whom to play? And when?

Who: L.A. Clippers vs. For the most part, they moved about the Western Conference without bumping into one another.

"We didn't respond as forcefully as we needed to", Snyder said.

The Clippers took a 47-45 lead into halftime after closing on an 8-2 run, including a pair of jumpers by Luc Mbah a Moute.

Doc Rivers still liked his son's play overall as he scored two points, missed four shots, grabbed two rebounds and committed two turnovers in 18 minutes.

Then comes the Joe Johnson problem for the Clippers.

It was a turning point.

ABOUT THE CLIPPERS: Los Angeles was mighty dismayed with the Game 5 showing in which it scored only 58 points through three quarters before succumbing 96-92 on its home floor. "We think about the process".

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