Clippers Beat Jazz 119-111 to Take Series Lead
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Paul George had 37 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 119-111 victory over the Utah Jazz in Game 5 of their Western Conference semifinals series.
Marcus Morris scored 25 points and Reggie Jackson added 22 for the Clippers. Los Angeles won its third straight game to push the top-seeded Jazz to the brink of elimination.
The Clippers shot 51% from the field without Kawhi Leonard in the lineup. Bojan Bogandovic made nine 3-pointers and scored 32 points to lead Utah.
Donovan Mitchell added 21 points. Rudy Gobert chipped in 17 points and 11 rebounds. Six players scored in double figures for the Jazz.
Utah and Los Angeles will play Game 6 on Friday in Los Angeles.