The Los Angeles Clippers are looking to lock up the 8th seed in the 2017-18 Western conference playf picture and on Sunday April 1, the Clippers squared f against the Indiana Pacers looking to come a few games closer to that goal.
Staples Center was rocking on Sunday afternoon as the Clippers looked to pick a much needed win against the Pacers, unfortunately for Clippers fans, the Pacers had other plans.
Behind Victor Oladipo’s 30 point performance, the Pacers picked up a (111-104) victory against the Clippers. Oladipo’s finished the night with 30 points, 12 rebounds and 5 assist and after he performance, he was named the Eastern conference player the week. Pacers big man Myles Turner also had a big game. Turner finished the night with 24 points on (9-15) shooting from the field with 8 rebounds. Sharp shooter Bojan Bogdanovic added 15 points and 5 rebounds.
For the Clippers, the lead the game most the first half being up as many as 15 points but the Pacers stormed back before the half to make it a game again. Tobias Harris was the leading scorer for the Clippers finishing the game with 21 points, 4 rebounds and 7 assist. Lou Williams was highly effective f the bench. Williams finished the game with 20 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assist. Austin Rivers finished the night with 18 points and 7 rebounds.
The Clippers are looking to bounce on Tuesday as they continue their fight to make the NBA postseason. On Tuesday April 3rd, the Clippers host the San Antonio Spurs live from Staples Center at 7:30 PST. Stay tuned to HHS1987. Follow @eldorado2452 on Twitter and Instagram for all your Los Angeles Clippers and sports news.