Kawhi Leonard returns after 15 months of layoff from injury in a preseason win against a Damian Lillard-inspired Portland Trail Blazers team.
The top performers of the game were Paul George of the Los Angeles Clippers and Jusuf Nurkic of the Portland Trail Blazers. Paul George had 12 points, seven rebounds and two assists. Jusuf Nurkic posted 13 points, nine rebounds and one assist.
The Clippers led at halftime with superior first-quarter and second-quarter scores, 27-21 and 25-21, respectively. Portland Trail Blazers won the third quarter 34-19 but lost the fourth 31-19 to the Los Angeles Clippers.
Kawhi Leonard, on his first game back from injury, had 11 points, four rebounds and two assists in 16 minutes of action.
Damian Lillard made three 3-pointers on his road to 16 points, three rebounds and two assists in his first game back from the offseason.