Clippers news: Lou Williams reacts to Kawhi Leonard's huge performance vs. Spurs
Connect with us

Lou Williams reacts to Kawhi Leonard’s huge performance vs. Spurs

Clippers, Lou Williams, Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard scored a season-high 38 points against his former team, the San Antonio Spurs, helping Lou Williams and the Los Angeles Clippers to a victory. Leonard took 32 shots, nine more than he’s taken in any game this season, a sign he was ready to put on a show against his former team.

Asked if Leonard had any extra spark in his game, Williams seemed pretty sure of it.

“It looked like he was pretty incentivized. It damn sure felt like it,” said Williams after a 103-97 win over the San Antonio Spurs, according to Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints. “I’m glad to have him on a night like this. I’ve been on the other side of those with some guys. Come back to play teams I’ve been on and they scorch our team. So it was a good night for him, it looked like [he was incentivized] in my opinion.”

Leonard scored 15 of his 38 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Clippers hold on to a lead they had built at halftime.

The Klaw is averaging a studly 29.2 points per game in the first five games of the season, and while his rebounding has been what’s expected of him at 7.6 boards per game, it’s his playmaking that has caught the eyes of most covering him.

Leonard was in attack mode on Halloween night, dishing out only one assist, which kicked down his average to 6.2 assists per game — still a career-high in large for the two-time champion.