NBA Playoffs: Kawhi Leonard goes off for 45 points, LA Clippers defeats Dallas

Game recap
Kawhi Leonard scored 45 points, Reggie Jackson had 25 points, as LA Clippers defeated Dallas Mavericks, 104-97, on Jun 5, 2021. Luka Doncic scored 29 points for Dallas Mavericks.
Dallas Mavericks logo

Dallas Mavericks

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Luka Doncic 40 8 11 4 0 29
Tim Hardaway Jr. 37 1 0 0 0 23
Boban Marjanovic 17 9 1 0 0 12
Dorian Finney-Smith 41 7 4 2 0 11
Kristaps Porzingis 30 5 3 3 1 7
Jalen Brunson 14 4 0 0 0 7
Josh Richardson 9 1 1 0 0 6
Willie Cauley-Stein 18 4 1 0 1 2
Dwight Powell 6 0 2 0 0 0
Maximilian Kleber 21 3 0 0 0 0
LA Clippers logo

LA Clippers

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Kawhi Leonard 41 6 3 2 0 45
Reggie Jackson 37 9 4 1 0 25
Paul George 45 13 6 0 3 20
Nicolas Batum 36 5 3 2 0 6
Marcus Morris 41 3 1 1 0 4
Ivica Zubac 5 6 0 0 0 2
Luke Kennard 10 0 0 1 0 2
Terance Mann 10 0 0 0 0 0
Rajon Rondo 10 0 1 0 0 0

Dallas Mavericks Vs LA Clippers

Game notes

Luka Doncic

Luka Doncic

Luka Doncic scored 20 points or more for the 5th time in 6 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 3 times on the road, and 2 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 44. He recorded it on a May 29, 2021 game against LA Clippers (108-118 loss).

Luka Doncic had 10 assists or more for the 3th time in 6 NBA Playoffs games this season. His season-high in assists is 14. He recorded it on a June 03, 2021 game against LA Clippers (100-105 win).

Dorian Finney-Smith

Dorian Finney-Smith

Dorian Finney-Smith scored 10 points or more for the 2th time in 6 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 1 times on the road, and 1 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 18. He recorded it on a May 22, 2021 game against LA Clippers (103-113 win).

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 20 points or more for the 4th time in 6 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 3 times on the road, and 1 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 28. He recorded it on a May 26, 2021 game against LA Clippers (121-127 win).

Boban Marjanovic

Boban Marjanovic

Boban Marjanovic tied his season-high in scoring with 12 points (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 10 points or more 2 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard scored 45 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 41 points scored in a May 26, 2021 game against Dallas Mavericks (121-127 loss). He scored 40 points or more 2 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Kawhi Leonard made 5 three-pointers and set his new season-high in three-points made (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 4 three-points made in a May 26, 2021 game against Dallas Mavericks (121-127 loss). He made 5 three-point shots or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Reggie Jackson

Reggie Jackson

Reggie Jackson scored 25 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 20 points scored in a June 03, 2021 game against Dallas Mavericks (100-105 loss). He scored 20 points or more 2 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Paul George

Paul George

Paul George scored 20 points or more for the 6th time in 6 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 3 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 29. He recorded it on a May 29, 2021 game against Dallas Mavericks (108-118 win).

Paul George grabbed 13 rebounds and set his new season-high in rebounding (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 12 rebounds in a May 26, 2021 game against Dallas Mavericks (121-127 loss). He grabbed 10 rebounds or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Boxscore glossary

Basketball stats abbreviations

  • MIN: Minutes played
  • 2M-2A: Two-points field goal made, attempted
  • 3M-3A: Three-points field goal made, attempted
  • FG%: Field goal percentage
  • 1M-1A: Free throws made, attempted
  • 1%: Free throw percentage
  • Or: Offensive rebounds
  • Dr: Defensive rebounds
  • Reb: Total rebounds
  • Ast: Assists
  • Stl: Steals
  • Blk: Blocks
  • Fo: Personal fouls
  • Pts: Points scored
  • Eff: Efficiency

If a player records double digits in a game in two of the PTS, REB, AST, STL or BLK statistics, he has a double-double. If he does it in three of this categories, he has a triple-double. If he does it in four categories he has a quadruple-double. Having a triple-double is considered as having a great game. Quadruple-doubles are extremely rare. Having one constitutes an historical performance. The last NBA player to record a quadruple double is David Robinson: it happened on February 17, 1994