Doncic: “Kawhi has destroyed us”

Luka Doncic appeared at the press video conference with the face of few friends and was blunt about the performance of Kawhi Leonard that sent his Dallas Mavericks to the seventh game of the tie against the Los Angeles Clippers, to be played in LA “It has destroyed us, that’s the way it is”recognized the Slovenian.

With 45 pointsTying his playoff record, Leonard led the Angelenos’ 97-104 win at Texas. “He had a great game, that’s what he does “, said a Doncic who is failing more than necessary in the last quarters and from the personnel line.

The statistic of the 22-year-old from Dallas shows how his performance goes from high to low as the quarters pass in each game. In the former he accumulates 66 points (51% TC), while in the latter they remain at 29 points scored (31% TC).

Doncic’s dwindling production is one thing, and another is that of a Kristaps Porzingis that every time stars more gray encounters in the tie. “It is not easy for me, but I accept it”The Latvian commented on his supporting role in Rick Carlisle’s scheme. “The team asks me for one thing and I am willing to do whatever it takes to get through the round”.

Paul george He praised his teammates and evidently also highlighted Kawhi Leonard’s role in uplifting LA: “We made all the plays we needed to help Kawhi get us home. We rebounded, defended and played well in the end. Kawhi has thrown the team behind his back”.

Asked about his face-to-face with Doncic in the final stretch of the game, Kawhi threw balls out and stressed that he considers any duel on the court like this: “I want to attack everyone on the court, and I do not care who is in front.”

Carlisle, coach of the Mavericks, warned that they should prepare for anything in the seventh game, a game that none of the Dallas squad has played ever with the exception of JJ Redick.

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