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Popovich Postgame Comments

 

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Quick Takeaways

Kawhi was almost unguardable, made a huge impact defensively.

There was no answer for the Clippers play in the paint.

The first two minutes of the 3rd quarter ultimately decided this game. The Clippers hit San Antonio in the mouth

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Los Angeles gets their 22nd win on the year, San Antonio falls to 11-17. 
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FINAL

Los Angeles Clippers: 134

San Antonio Spurs: 109

11:48 PM2 years ago

Q4 - 0:27

Kabengele, I assume, calls glass on his three-pointer. 
11:46 PM2 years ago
Belinelli still chunking, nails an off-balance three to cut the lead to 25. 
11:44 PM2 years ago
I'm sure this isn't just happening. 

 

11:43 PM2 years ago

Q4 - 2:00

All-Name Team Nominee Mfiondu Kabengele grabs his first points of the game, sends us into a break in the action. 
11:40 PM2 years ago
The Clippers have 19 dunks tonight. 
11:39 PM2 years ago

Q4 - 4:24

Metu with a big dunk to get the Spurs over the century mark. 
11:34 PM2 years ago

Q4 - 6:48

Montrezl Harrell receives a technical foul for trying to pull the shot clock down on a dunk attempt. 
11:33 PM2 years ago

Q4 - 7:11

Lou Williams is still cooking, Harrell fights through the defense for a slam, and an and-one. 
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Q4 - 7:40

Kawhi Leonard: 26 Points, 9 Assists, 7 Rebounds, 4 Steals, 27 Minutes

Paul George: 11 Points, 11 Minutes

Ivica Zubac: 15 Points, 11-11 shooting so far

11:29 PM2 years ago
I'm doubtful that we will see Kawhi or Paul George for the rest of this game for the Clippers. 
11:27 PM2 years ago

Q4 - 9:40

Lonnie Walker, who entered to rousing applause in the 3rd, scores and gets the crowd something to cheer about. 
11:25 PM2 years ago
Looks like Pop is going to be giving his young guys a chance to play for the rest of this one. 
11:25 PM2 years ago

A sense of the domination that the Clippers gave the Spurs

 

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Zubac really turned the fortunes for the Clippers in the 3rd.

 

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END OF 3RD QUARTER

Los Angeles Clippers: 110

San Antonio Spurs: 83

 

11:18 PM2 years ago

Q3 - 1:20

Harrell picks up another offensive board, adds to the Clipper lead. LA is now up by 27. 
11:16 PM2 years ago

Q3 - 2:30

Leonard feeds Landry Shamet for three. The downpour continues 
11:14 PM2 years ago
Zubac is bullying the Spurs down low. 14 points, 10 in the 3rd alone. 
11:14 PM2 years ago
The Clippers are shooting 83% in the 3rd Quarter tonight. 
11:13 PM2 years ago
Coyote gifts a Nintendo Switch to a young fan. The gifts keep pouring in for some lucky attendants. 
11:13 PM2 years ago
Clippers are up to 56 points in the paint. 
11:12 PM2 years ago

Q3 - 4:05

Spurs take a timeout, attempting to stop the bleeding. 
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Q3 - 4:28

Kawhi Leonard with consecutive offensive rebounds, finding Moe Harkless for a slam. Next possession, Clippers steal and Leonard puts it home. 
11:10 PM2 years ago
Kawhi Leonard and Derrick White collide at midcourt going after a ball, White is shaken up a little. 
11:09 PM2 years ago

Q3 - 5:37

Moe Harkless with a steal, a slam, and the fans are getting restless and the Spurs commentators are becoming more dejected. 
11:07 PM2 years ago

Q3 - 6:52

Harkless skys for the dunk, nearly taking out all air from the building. 
11:06 PM2 years ago

Q3 - 7:42

DeRozan with a euro step to get a tough basket. Kawhi responds with a layup of his own almost immediately. 
11:02 PM2 years ago
Kawhi has been huge on both ends. 

 

11:02 PM2 years ago

Q3 - 8:54

Beverley gets loose under the basket, Kawhi finds him. Clippers lead by 17. 
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Q3 - 9:30

Paul George gets hit, falls away, hits the basket. Nails the free throw to increase the Clippers lead to 18. 
10:58 PM2 years ago
Derrius White names all nine of Santa's reindeer on the jumbotron. 
10:57 PM2 years ago

Call Overturned

Beverley proves right, Rivers trusting in his guys pays off here. 
10:56 PM2 years ago
Los Angeles has a 40-20 paint points edge against the Spurs so far. 
10:55 PM2 years ago

Coaches Challenge

Patrick Beverley runs over to Doc Rivers emploring him to challenge his foul on Bryn Forbes 
10:54 PM2 years ago
6 Quick Points to start the 2nd Half, and the Clippers have extended their lead. 
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Q3 - 11:42

Zubac starts off the 2nd Half with an easy slam. Not a good start for the Spurs 
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Kawhi's Shot Chart in the 1st Half

 

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Los Angeles Clippers Key Stats

 

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San Antonio Key Stats

DeRozan: 20 points

Aldridge: 10 points

53% FG, 37% 3FG

Outscored in the paint 34-20 v LAC

10:37 PM2 years ago
72 points are the most that the Spurs have allowed in a first-half this season. 
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END OF 2ND QUARTER

Los Angeles Clippers 72

San Antonio Spurs 61

10:36 PM2 years ago
Williams with a floater in the lane, and the Spurs can't convert at the other end to end the half. 
10:35 PM2 years ago
Kawhi stuffs it back in. DeRozan knives his way through the defense. 
10:35 PM2 years ago
Belinelli fumbles a pass at the rim, Clippers take it back for an easy score. 
10:34 PM2 years ago
DeRozan is doing everything in his power to keep the Spurs in it. Attacks Zubac at the rim, makes the free throw along with it. 
10:33 PM2 years ago
Forbes hits two free throws to cut the lead to 8. 2 minutes remaining in the 1st half. 
10:32 PM2 years ago
Kawhi's first foul of the night brings the first cheers directed his way. 
10:31 PM2 years ago
DeRozan has 15 for the Spurs. 
10:30 PM2 years ago
Kawhi Leonard. Systematic. 16 points for the claw. 
10:29 PM2 years ago
Kawhi finds Beverley for three, then steals it for an easy score. Clippers up 60-52. 
10:28 PM2 years ago
Belinelli knocks down a three to keep the Spurs close. 55-49 with 4:44 to play. 
10:27 PM2 years ago
Popovich, clearly unhappy with the call, picks up a tech and keeps Kawhi on the line. He nails the extra toss.  
10:27 PM2 years ago
DeRozan picks up a flagrant 1 on Kawhi's drive. Grabbed a bit of the arm and drove him down. Kawhi knocks down the extra free throws. 
10:25 PM2 years ago
Referees are looking for a flagrant foul on a Kawhi Leonard drive. He fell awkwardly, which sparked the review. 
10:25 PM2 years ago
Doesn't matter for Aldridge, doing what he has for his entire career and hitting baseline jumpers. 
10:24 PM2 years ago
Spurs are having trouble finding baskets at the rim. Clippers have been protecting the paint and making it tough for easy shots. 
10:24 PM2 years ago
San Antonio is in the bonus for the rest of this half. 
10:22 PM2 years ago
Coyote is going crazy giving out gifts tonight, handing a professional camera to another fan. The Season of Giving is happening at the AT&T Center. 
10:22 PM2 years ago
Huge hustle play by Patrick Beverley to make that happen. Tapped the ball up twice to get over defenders, finds Lou for another triple. 
10:21 PM2 years ago
Another triple for Lou Williams. Another timeout for the Spurs. Clippers lead 52-44 with 7 minutes remaining. 
10:20 PM2 years ago
Aldridge running the floor to pick up a basket, but immediately leads to a Harrell slam for the Clippers. 
10:18 PM2 years ago
Poeltl has been an absolute force on the defensive end tonight, but it comes with a price as he picks up his second foul.
10:15 PM2 years ago
San Antonio is shooting 63% so far in the game. 
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9:08 remaining in the 2nd Quarter. Williams has 9 for the Clippers. 
10:15 PM2 years ago
Lou Williams hits another three to put the Clippers up one.

 

10:14 PM2 years ago
Jakob Poertly with another timely block, then sets a big screen to open up a shot for a teammate. 
10:13 PM2 years ago
Landry Shamet is up to three quick fouls. 
10:12 PM2 years ago
Patty Mills knocks down a three to tie it up. He's up to eight points 
10:09 PM2 years ago
And Popovich wins it. Call was overturned and an offensive foul was called on Landry Shamet.
10:08 PM2 years ago
Pop is challenging a foul on a three-point attempt by the Clippers. 
10:07 PM2 years ago
Gregg Popovich is challenging a call on the floor. 
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DeRozan is getting to the rim at ease early. 

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END OF 1ST QUARTER

Los Angeles Clippers 33

San Antonio Spurs 31

10:01 PM2 years ago
Poertl with a perimeter shot block of Lou Williams to start a transition basket for the Spurs. 
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Coyote gifts a young fan a Hover Board for Christmas to go with the Season of Giving the Spurs have been participating in. 
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Paul George has 8 points, and 2 rebounds
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Paul George muscling his way to the basket, forcing Pop to call a timeout. 25-20 Clippers.
9:54 PM2 years ago
Leonard with a mean left-handed jam just to let the crowd know he means business tonight. 
9:52 PM2 years ago
Kawhi Leonard is looking more comfortable in San Antonio. Nails a three in transition as the boos rain from the rafters.
9:52 PM2 years ago
Clippers are pushing the pace, getting open looks behind the three-point line.
9:47 PM2 years ago
Leonard has 4 quick points for the Clippers, DeRozan with 5 for the Spurs. 
9:46 PM2 years ago
LA and Dejounte Murray play a little pick and pop to get Aldridge an open jumper, forcing Doc Rivers to take a quick timeout. 

 

9:46 PM2 years ago
DeRozan feeling it early, with a nice up and under move to give the Spurs and early lead. 
9:43 PM2 years ago
The Boo Birds are out for Kawhi Leonard as he nails a jumper. 
9:42 PM2 years ago
DeRozan gets to his favorite spot on the floor and knocks down an And-1 Jumper.
9:41 PM2 years ago
And Patrick Beverley gets a foul within 2 seconds. The fouling continues from last game for the Clippers
9:41 PM2 years ago
Popovich is in the Christmas spirit: a red sweater under the suit coat.
9:40 PM2 years ago
Spurs lead the All-Time Series 129-43
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Clippers Starters

Maurice Harkless

Ivca Zubac

Patrick Beverley

Kawhi Leonard

Paul George

9:39 PM2 years ago

San Antonio Spurs Starters

Trey Lyles

Bryn Forbes

Dejounte Murray

DeMar DeRozan

Lamarcus Aldridge

9:35 PM2 years ago
Elolf Elementary School Choir kicks us off in San Antonio.
9:17 PM2 years ago
Los Angeles Clippers Guard Landry Shamet previews tonight's matchup

 

9:14 PM2 years ago
San Antonio arrives for the home game.

 

8:34 PM2 years ago
Los Angeles is in the building 

 

8:05 PM2 years ago
The Spurs getting warmed up 

 

7:48 PM2 years ago

LA Clippers Jersey Reveal

Los Angeles will be rocking the ICON jerseys for tonight's matchup.

 

7:44 PM2 years ago

Pop gives some praise

Coach Gregg Popovich gives some praise of his young players before tonight's game. 

 

7:42 PM2 years ago

Game Previews

PoundingtheRock.com previews the game here
 

 

7:39 PM2 years ago

How did San Antonio take advantage of their rest day?

With a little Christmas cheer. The Spurs gave some holiday cheer to families yesterday. 

 

1:30 PM2 years ago
Rudy Gay came to DeRozan's defense, saying he is a "competitive guy and he wanted to be out there and you can’t fault him for that.”
 

 

1:26 PM2 years ago

DeMar DeRozan has been amongst trade rumors

Derozan has been the subject of trade rumors, and a benching with 4:46 remaining against the Rockets does nothing to quell those whispers.  
1:20 PM2 years ago
Kawhi is winless in San Antonio as an opponent. 
1:20 PM2 years ago

Kawhi is back in San Antonio

This is Kawhi's second trip back to San Antonio this year as a member of the Los Angeles Clippers. San Antonio won that matchup 107-97. 
1:19 PM2 years ago

Spurs looked controlled against Brooklyn

San Antonio takes home court coming off a needed victory against the Brooklyn Nets. The Spurs bench added 63 points to the cause.
1:15 PM2 years ago

Clippers need to bounce back

Los Angeles is coming into the game after blowing a 15-point halftime lead against the Houston Rockets. Lou Williams and Patrick Beverley were both ejected from the game.
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