Tue. May 21st, 2024

NBA Box Score: Charlotte Hornets defeated by Los Angeles Clippers (113-104)

Los Angeles – In a heart-stopping NBA showdown at Crypto.com Arena, the Los Angeles Clippers staged a remarkable comeback to defeat the Charlotte Hornets 113-104 on Wednesday night. Trailing for most of the contest the Los Angeles Clippers rallied in the fourth quarter fueled by a balanced attack and clutch play to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.

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James Harden was the maestro of the Clippers comeback orchestrating the offense with a game-high 29 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists. His pinpoint passing and timely scoring kept the Los Angeles Clippers within striking distance before he exploded in the final frame draining key shots and orchestrating the winning plays.

Miles Bridges nearly stole the show for the Hornets putting up a valiant effort with 21 points and 11 rebounds. His athleticism and scoring prowess were a constant threat but ultimately, he couldn’t carry the Hornets’ offense on his shoulders against the Clippers’ resurgent defense.

The Clippers’ victory was a testament to their depth and team effort. Six players scored in double figures showcasing their ability to spread the scoring load and weather any individual struggles. Ivica Zubac provided a rock-solid presence in the paint grabbing 18 rebounds and scoring 14 points while Paul George chipped in with 25 points and 4 rebounds.

Defensively, both teams were locked in with the Los Angeles Clippers recording 5 steals and 3 blocks while the Hornets countered with 8 steals and 6 blocks. The game featured intense battles for every possession with neither team willing to concede an inch.

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The turning point came in the fourth quarter where the Los Angeles Clippers outscored the Hornets 31-24. Harden’s leadership and clutch plays were instrumental in this surge while the Clippers’ defense clamped down on the Hornets’ offensive attack forcing crucial turnovers and limiting their scoring opportunities.

This win solidifies the Clippers’ position as a contender in the Western Conference playoff picture, while the Hornets remain rooted at the bottom of the Eastern Conference. The victory serves as a boost of confidence for the Clippers showcasing their ability to overcome adversity and grind out wins against tough competition.

For the Hornets the loss is a bitter pill to swallow especially after leading for most of the game. However, the performance of Miles Bridges and other young players provides a glimmer of hope for the future. With continued development and a more consistent effort the Hornets have the potential to climb out of the cellar of the Eastern Conference.

In conclusion, the Los Angeles Clippers thrilling comeback win over the Hornets was a testament to their resilience, depth and clutch play. Harden’s leadership and the team’s balanced attack proved too much for the Hornets who despite Bridges’ valiant effort couldn’t hold onto their lead. This game was a nail-biter that kept fans on the edge of their seats and it serves as a reminder that any team can win on any given night in the NBA.

Full Scorecard of Los Angeles Clippers vs Charlotte Hornets

Clippers vs Hornets Scorecard

TeamPointsReboundsAssistsStealsBlocksFT%3PT%FG%
Clippers11345345376%41%51%
James Harden29681075%50%70%
Paul George25442180%0%63%
Ivica Zubac181440280%0%80%
P.J. Washington18832167%0%50%
Terry Rozier18472071%20%50%
Hornets10442318675%20%46%
Miles Bridges211152272%0%60%
Nick Richards131020380%0%50%
Cody Martin7222050%0%35%
Norman Powell7301080%0%50%

Notes:

  • FT%: Free Throw Percentage
  • 3PT%: Three-Point Percentage
  • FG%: Field Goal Percentage

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