LA Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Date and Time: Tuesday, June 29,2021 6:30 AM IST Venue: Phoenix Suns Arena, Phoenix Prediction: Phoenix Suns Bookmaker: 1xbet
The LA Clippers face the Phoenix Suns in a must-win Game 5 scheduled to take place at the Phoenix Suns Arena in their match.
The Phoenix Suns are currently 3-1 up in the Western Conference finals and will be looking to close out an injury-hampered LA Clippers side.
The Suns took Game 4 of the series with a scoreline of 84-80. DeAndre Ayton starred for Monty Williams’ side, scoring 19 points and grabbing 22 rebounds at Staples Center.
The LA Clippers’ shooting was downright abysmal in Game 4, as Paul George and co. combined to shoot 31-86 (36%) from the field. They made just four of their 20 three-point attempts, apart from committing a staggering 14 turnovers in the game.
Paul George and Reggie Jackson scored 23 and 20 points for the LA Clippers, respectively, but their inefficient shooting ensured that these numbers didn’t hurt the Phoenix Suns.
Cameron Payne, Jae Crowder and Mikal Bridges have played their roles to perfection as well. Payne is averaging 10 points and three assists in the playoffs and scored a career-high 28 points in Game 3 of the Conference finals.
Crowder and Bridges have played some stellar defense throughout the postseason, apart from averaging 10 and 11 points per game, respectively.
The Suns have one foot in the finals and will be looking to close things out on their match.
The Phoenix Suns are the outright favorites to win Game 5 and advance to the NBA finals.
Kawhi Leonard’s injury has severely handicapped the LA Clippers, while Chris Paul’s return from mandatory quarantine has boosted the Suns’ chances. Hence, fans can expect a comfortable Phoenix Suns victory.