The New Orleans Pelicans are heading to the NBA playoffs after taking down the Los Angeles Clippers, 105-101, on Friday evening and can now sq. off towards the Phoenix Suns within the 1/8 matchup within the Western Convention.
Even supposing they had been with out the services and products of Paul George, who used to be ineligible to play within the recreation after getting into the league’s well being and protection protocols, the Clippers had been ready to make a run after falling at the back of by means of double digits to Brandon Ingram and the Pelicans. After all, then again, it used to be no longer sufficient to get the activity executed as New Orleans in the end got here out on best. With the win, the Pelicans will subsequent sq. off towards the Suns on Sunday evening with the hole tip scheduled for 9 p.m. ET.
With the loss, the Clippers see their season come to an lead to what must be a disappointing model given the expectancies they’d after including George and Kawhi Leonard to their roster.