Suffering their biggest loss since the team was formed, the L.A Clippers found themselves 50 points behind the Dallas Mavericks when the half-time buzzer sounded. The Clippers trailed 27-77 at the interval – the largest half-time points difference since the shot-clock era of the NBA began in April 1954.
Playing at Home, the hosts made up some lost ground in the second half of the game – but still ended up suffering a defeat, with the game ending with a 124-73 scoreline.
Paul George led the Clippers with 15 points and Serge Ibaka added 13, in absence of teammate Kawhi Leonard, after the all-star suffered cuts to his mouth after an accidental contact in a game win over the Denver Nuggets.
The Mavericks’ Luka Doncic netted 24 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assists.
I’ve never seen anything like that before in the NBA and the Clippers are at home!😳
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) December 27, 2020