Head coach Doc Rivers said as much postgame, praising George's greatness on the offensive end while acknowledging the room for improvement on the other end of the floor: "He was great, we ran some good stuff for him…" Rivers continued, "He did all three phases of the game offensively. Defensively… that's just going to take time." NBA Full HD Rivers added that once his team is at full strength, an offensive attack led by George, Leonard, and Williams will be a daunting task for opposing teams as few have enough elite defenders to neutralize all three players.
The Clippers, who fall to 7-5 on the season, are back in action on Sunday as they return home to host Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks at the Staples Center in what could be the first look at the newly-formed Western Conference power at full strength. NBA Full HD On the opposite finish of the floor, the hosts dominated the paint, creating the most of the shortage of a shot-blocker on the Warriors' roster. within the paint, the Lakers outscored the soldiers 64-36.