By John Askounis/ email@example.com
The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Golden State Warriors, 129-121, at the Oracle Arena to cut their opponents’ NBA Playoffs opening round lead to 3-2. Danilo Gallinari was among the main contributors with 26 points, but Lou Williams with 33 points including 11 in the last quarter was the difference-maker. Kevin Durant scored 45, but wasn’t enough for the hosts.
Clint Capela notched a 16-point, 10-rebound double-double for the Houston Rockets in the 100-93 home win over the Utah Jazz. The Texans clinched the best-of-seven series in five games overcoming Ricky Rubio’s 17-point, 11-assist double-double, Rudy Gobert finished his 2018-19 campaign with nine points and ten boards.
Results and European action:
|Houston Rockets – Utah Jazz||100-93||Capela 16pts, 10reb, 2ast, 3blk, Hartenstein DNP – Rubio 17pts, 2reb, 11ast, 3stl, Gobert 9pts, 10reb, 2ast, 2blk, Sefolosha 2reb, Mitrou-Long OUT|
|Golden State Warriors – Los Angeles Clippers||121-129||Gallinari 26pts, 7reb, 2ast, 1stl, Zubac DNP – Jerebko DNP|