NBA Preview: Clippers vs. Nuggets
Home: Los Angeles Clippers (49-23)
Away: Denver Nuggets (46-27)
Arena:ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
When does the game start?Tuesday at 9:00 PM ET
Kawhi Leonard will lead Los Angeles against Nikola Jokic and Denver on Tuesday.
In their last time out the Clippers fell to Denver by a score of 111-98. Paul George led the way, scoring 33 points while chipping in six rebounds and three assists.
In their last game, the Nuggets were victorious against Los Angeles, 111-98. Nikola Jokic led the way, scoring 34 points while recording 14 rebounds and seven assists.
Clippers Stat Leaders
Scoring: Kawhi Leonard, 27.1 ppg
Rebounds: Ivica Zubac, 7.5 rpg
Assists: Lou Williams, 5.6 apgOverview: Kawhi Leonard powers the Clippers high-octane offense, Leonard put up a line of 27.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and 4.9 assists during the season. Paul George is another player to watch for Los Angeles, George averaged 21.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and 3.9 assists on the year.
Nuggets Stat Leaders
Scoring: Nikola Jokic, 19.9 ppg
Rebounds: Nikola Jokic, 9.7 rpg
Assists: Nikola Jokic, 7 apgOverview: The Nuggets biggest impact player on offense is Nikola Jokic who averaged 19.9 points, 9.7 rebounds and seven assists during the regular season. Jamal Murray is another player to keep an eye on for Denver, Murray averaged 18.5 points on the year.
Season Stats Comparison
|Los Angeles Clippers||Denver Nuggets|
|57%||Points In Paint Pct||56%|
|47%||Field Goals Pct||47%|
|37%||Three Points Pct||36%|
|79%||Free Throws Pct||78%|