Kawhi leads, Clippers beat Lakers, thwart LeBron James

In the NBA round, the Los Angeles Clippers got the better of the first classic of the season and complicated the lives of the Lakers and LeBron James

In the early hours of this Friday, the 21st, the Los Angeles Clippers entered the court to dispute the first classic of the new season of the NBA. With the return of the star Kawhi Leonardthe franchise got the better of the rival lakers and won by 103 to 97. Highlight for the bad start of the LeBron James and company.

Still without the ideal rhythm, Kawhi Leonard started the match on the bench, but was selected for 21 minutes, which was enough for the ace to score 14 points. In addition to the already expected highlight, the clippers had a spectacular collective performance. So, Paul George, John Wall, Ivica Zubac and Marcus Morris were in the range of 15 points.

On the other side, the Los Angeles Lakers lived a terrible night and tried to do everything to catch up with his rival on the scoreboard. However, LeBron James contributed just 20 points and saw Anthony Davies note 25. Highlight for the franchise basket that was Lonnie Walker IVwith 26. Faced with yet another defeat, the team got into trouble in the NBA.

With the triumph, the Clippers debuted with the ‘right hand’ in the new NBA season, as they had not yet entered the court. The Lakers, on the other hand, accumulated the second consecutive setback and are the lanterns of the competition. In this way, LeBron James showed all his anger with the assembly of the squad for the sequence of matches.

LeBron James has yet to win with the Lakers this season (Credit: GettyImages)

We had good appearances, but we may have given that feeling also because of the other teams, who may have given us that. To be completely honest, we are not a team built for big shots…“, said the ace about the reformulation of the Lakers.

“This comes from a team that’s coming together for the first time… but I loved the way we competed. When we’re on the same page, knowing where every guy is going to be… (things can get better)”, added LeBron James after the Lakers’ debut game in the NBA.

Source: sportbuzz

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