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George, Leonard lead Clippers past Nuggets for No. 2 seed

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Posted at 11:02 PM, Aug 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 01:02:53-04

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Paul George scored 27 points, and Kawhi Leonard had 26 and the Los Angeles Clippers wrapped up the second seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 124-111 victory over Denver on Wednesday night.

The Clippers will play Dallas when the playoffs get going next week.

The Nuggets will have the third seed and a matchup with Utah. Lou Williams had 23 points, the third Clipper with 20-plus points.

Los Angeles took control in the third quarter and built the lead to double digits down the stretch.

Jerami Grant led Denver with 25 points.