The Clippers never say die.
Led by Paul George’s 27-point, 15-rebound performance, Los Angeles officially turned the Western Conference finals into a series Thursday night.
The Clippers weren’t phased by the two-game hole they faced, nor by Chris Paul’s return from health and safety protocols. They have thrived in Game 3s throughout the 2021 NBA Playoffs, and they continued that trend to secure a 106-92 victory over the Suns at Staples Center.
Here are three thoughts from Game 3.
The Clippers refuse to fold
This Clippers team has made its mark as the first in NBA history to overcome an 0–2 deficit twice in the same playoffs—you didn’t expect them to go out easy now, did you?
In jeopardy of going down 3–0, Thursday night was…