The Nets prevailed 129-120 over the Los Angeles team and put their guard position in the Western Conference at risk.
Brooklyn nets was the executioner of Los Angeles Clippers during the last turn of Sunday in Orlando, by beating him by 129-120, a result that cuts the streak of two consecutive wins for the Californian cast and that puts at risk his place of guard in the Western Conference.
Those led by Doc Rivers failed to seal second place and, with a mark of 47 wins and 23 losses in the reformulated season of the NBA, lead Denver a victory away, third. The Nuggets will be their rivals on Wednesday, in the first of the last two games they have scheduled in the regular season.
Seventh in the East, the New York cast made a clear difference from the resounding 45-24 that it gave its rival in the first quarter and was able to maintain the distance despite being at a disadvantage in the next two episodes (39-29 and 31-24).
Caris LeVert was the figure in the winner with 27 points and 13 assists, followed by Joe Harris with 25, Tyler Johnson with 21 and Jarrett Allen with 16 and the same amount of rebounds. On the Clippers side, they did not reach the 39 points that Kawhi Leonard contributed.
The Californian team will collide with the Nuggets in a sensitive duel to close as a guard for the LA Lakers and then end their pre-playoff participation against Oklahoma City-Thunder. While Brooklyn has the Portland Blazers (fighting for 8th place in the West) and the Orlando Magic as opponents.
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