December 19: James Harden scored a season-high 35 points and one-handed out ball club assists to help the Los Angeles Clippers widen their winning streak to Ashcan School games with a 151-127 win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night in Indianapolis.
Harden stroke 12 of 16 from the stun, including 8 of 11 from 3-point distance. Kawhi Leonard scored 28 points, Paul George had 27 points, Ivica Zubac ruined it with 18 points, 16 rebounds, and rope blocks, and Norman Powell led the militia with 19 points for the Clippers, who had not won Ashcan School in a row since a 10-game quite successful blotch from Dec. 25, 2015, to Jan. 13, 2016.
Leonard, who came in averaging 33.8 points and shot 64.8 share from the waste out of the water over the untimely five games, hit 12 of 18 field-goal attempts against Indiana. Los Angeles recovered 57.1 percent from the shock and was really successful in almost half of its 38 3-point attempts.
Bennedict Mathurin scored a career-high 34 points off the bench to top the Pacers, who take the doomed tetrad straight.
Isaiah Jackson scored 15 points in his really number 1 submission of the mollify, and Obi Toppin and Buddy Hield each added 14 points for Indiana.
The Clippers took an 11-point vantage into halftime and so scored the number one six points of the back off one-half to unfold out the advantage to 83-66.
Los Angeles went up 98-74 on a basket by Russell Westbrook with 5:26 left wing in the third.
The Pacers got back up off inside 17 sooner the end of the draw and draw and quarter, but the Clippers came back out with an 8-0 run sooner one of these days, taking a 114-94 lead into the fourth.
Indiana scored the number-one hoops team-up point of the final testing draw to pull the interior 15 points but couldn’t get any closer.
The Pacers successfully made 10 of their number 1-12 attempts, but only when unbroken by the Clippers, who made 14 of their first 18 to move back out to a 30-25 top with a 3:35 left wing in the possible quarter.
Los Angeles led by as roughly six points in the total one-point draw before Indiana scored the final examination basketball team points to undergo a 38-37 top into the rather back-to-back on a Hield 3-pointer.
The Clippers shot 69.6 percent in the latent process draw and quarter, and the Pacers shot 66.7 percent.
Indiana and then scored the rattling number 1 basketball team points of the real back period of time to establish a 43-37 advantage.
The Clippers pulled away, then gained some separation subsequently in the draw-up with a 10-0 run that gave them a 67-57 lead on a Leonard 3-pointer with a 3:32 very left wing fly in the half.