Paul George scored 36 points and the LA Clippers had 47 points in the first quarter, the most in franchise history, to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 133-116 on Tuesday night.
Kawhi Leonard posted 29 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists for the Clippers, who two days earlier had beaten the Lakers, their backyard rivals, by 18 points. Also in this match, they achieved an impressive performance at both ends of the court.
George made 11 of 18 shots, including six 39s, and made all eight of his free throws. He fell within three points of his highest tally of the season, which is XNUMX.
Reggie Jackson added 23 points as a reservist.
Norman Powell had 32 points and CJ McCollum scored 24 for the Blazers, who saw a four-game road win streak snapped.