Leonard shows up as Clippers force Mavericks to Game 7
Clippers-Mavericks only playoff tie to reach seven games
Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard turned up in style for the LA-based side as they defeated the Dallas Mavericks 104-97 away from home to level their NBA playoff series at 3-3, forcing a seventh and final game between both sides to serve as the decider of who gets to play in the NBA Western Conference semifinals.
Leonard contributed 45 points with 6 rebounds and 3 assists in 42 minutes on the court for the Clippers. Paul George also chipped in with a double-double of 20 points and 13 rebounds for the Clippers who came from two games down in the series to level it now at 3-3. The winner of the seventh game will proceed to face Utah Jazz in the NBA Western Conference semifinals.