ONTARIO, Calif. – The Agua Caliente Clippers take down the South Bay Lakers, on Thursday night in their NBA G League playoff opener.
Keaton Wallace led the Clippers with 23 points, six rebounds and nine assists. LA Clippers assignee Brandon Boston Jr. added 18 points off the bench.
The Lakers were led by Mason Jones’ game-high 33 points. Paris Bass added 29 points in the losing effort.
With the game tied at 108 with 1:08 remaining in the fourth quarter, ACC’s Wallace hit a floater to give his team the lead. After a missed Lakers three-point attempt, Xavier Moon hit two free throws to extend the lead to four. South Bay had multiple looks but couldn’t covert as ACC hangs on to move into the next round.
With a trip to the NBA G League Finals on the line, the Clippers travel to Southern Texas to take on the Rio Grande Valley Vipers on Saturday, April 8. The two teams most recently faced off twice to finish the regular season, with ACC winning both games. The game is slated to tip off at 5:30 PT and will be broadcasted on ESPNews.