Just a tidy 11-0 run to close things out.
Jackson scored 31 points and assisted on Nicolas Batum’s go-ahead 3-pointer with 31.2 seconds remaining as the Clippers scored the final 11 에 포인트 115-109 victory over the Wizards.
“We stayed resilient and kept our cool,” said Jackson, 누가 12 의 21 from the field and also had seven assists in 39 의사록. “We played through missing a few shots and found a way to get some stops.”
Los Angeles held Washington scoreless over the last 2:37, and Jackson’s two free throws with 12.3 seconds left to put the Clippers up by four.
The Wizards have blown leads to lose both of their meetings against Los Angeles this year, although this hole wasn’t as deep as the previous meeting. The Clippers rallied from a 35-point, first-half deficit to defeat the Wizards 116-115 1 월. 25, the second-best comeback in league history.
Jackson reached 30 points for the third time this season, including twice in the past four games. The 10-year veteran guard has emerged as the Clippers’ leader with Paul George and Kawhi Leonard sidelined most of the season with injuries.
“He loves those moments down the stretch, whether it is taking the big shot or making that corner pass to Nico for the 3,” coach Tyronn Lue said. “He’s been big for us. He can get worn down, but we’re trying to do something special and stay afloat. This was one of those games where we needed 39 minutes from him.”
Marcus Morris Sr. 추가 27 points and Luke Kennard 19 for the Clippers, who snapped a two-game losing streak.
Kristaps Porzingis, acquired in a trade from Dallas last month, 가졌다 19 points in his second game with the Wizards. Rui Hachimura had 18, and former Lakers players Kyle Kuzma (17) and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (16) had solid games in their return to LA.
“We have to do a better job collectively of what mismatches we are trying to get and what kind of look we are trying to get,” Kuzma said. “That’s something we haven’t done and have to figure that out.”
Washington trailed 70-69 midway through the third quarter before going on a 16-5 run with 1:13 남은. The Clippers responded by scoring the last eight points of the quarter, including back-to-back 3-pointers by Kennard to pull within 85-83 going into the final 12 의사록.
The Clippers eventually took a 100-95 advantage before the Wizards countered with a 14-4 랠리, including eight straight points to close the run up 109-104 와 2:37 남은.
“We were aggressive early. We scored quite a bit in the paint, but we stagnated a bit in the second half and they made plays. It’s a tough one,” Washington coach Wes Unseld Jr. 말했다.
NO PLACE LIKE HOME
The Clippers have won their last 14 home games against the Wizards, the longest home winning streak against one team in franchise history.
They previously beat the Jazz in 13 straight home games from 1976-81 when the franchise was based in Buffalo and San Diego.
TALE OF TWO GAMES
The Clippers shot a season-low 35.5% from the field in Tuesday night’s 112-97 loss at Golden State, but made 43 의 86 against the Wizards, 포함 16 의 32 from beyond the arc.
마법사: Daniel Gafford (14 포인트들, 10 리바운드) had his seventh double-double of the season. Raul Neto added 12 포인트들. … Washington was 10 의 27 beyond the arc after shooting 44.9% the past five games.
가위: Ivica Zubac added 10 포인트 9 리바운드. … Robert Covington missed his second straight game due to personal reasons.
마법사: Remain in Los Angeles to face the Lakers on Friday.
가위: Begin a three-game road trip against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday.