Clippers make history in comeback win over Warriors

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Los Angeles Clippers had one of the biggest comebacks in NBA history on Monday night. The Clippers defeated the Golden State Warriors, 135-131 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.

The Clippers overcame a 31-point deficit to win the contest. They scored 85 points in the second half, while the Warriors scored 58.

Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Lou Williams shoots the ball against the Memphis Grizzlies
Lou Williams shoots the ball against the Memphis Grizzlies (Getty Images)

Landry Shamet scored a three-pointer with 16.5 seconds left to give the Clippers the lead. Stephen Curry was not able to respond, as Los Angeles held on for the win.

The 31-point deficit bested the 29-point come-from-behind win by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1989 Western Conference semifinals against the Seattle SuperSonics.

Their Western Conference first-round series is now tied.

Lou Williams led the Clippers with 36 points. He also had two rebounds, 11 assists, two steals, and one block.

The 36 points were the most he had in a game this season since he had 40 points against the Oklahoma City Thunder in a 118-110 win on March 8.

Williams was one of six Los Angeles players, who had double-digits. Danilo Gallinari Montrezl Harrell scored 25 and Danilo Gallinari had 24.

JaMychal Green had 13, while Shamet had 12 and Patrick Beverley scored 10

The Clippers had 83 bench points. Williams led the bench with his aforementioned 36 points.

Curry led the Warriors with 29 points. He had one rebound, six assists, and three steals.

In his past two games against the Clippers, Curry has had 67 points.

Curry was one of six Golden State players, who scored in double-figures. Kevin Durant scored 21 points and Kevin Looney had 19 points.

Klay Thompson had 17 points, Draymond Green had 14 points, while Quinn Cook scored 11.

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