Robert Covington took full advantage of the Los Angeles Clippers not starting, hitting 11 3-pointers and scoring a career-high 43 points to lead the Clippers to a 153-119 road win over Los Angeles Clippers. the milwaukee bucks.
Covington did more than just score, as he also grabbed eight rebounds and blocked three shots. Giannis Antetokounmpo, who did not play Friday night, admired Covington’s strong performance. “My teammates, all game long, were telling me they were trying to get me 50,” Covington said, according to ESPN.
“I was close.” and even giannis told me: ‘hey, cheer up. I am trying to see something. I was going for that I think this is the most 3-pointers I’ve ever shot in a game in my career other than g-league.”
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prior to the dollar game, covington had never made more than seven triples in a game. Furthermore, Covington’s previous career record for him was 31 points.
“when I hit my first five and scored 17 points in [the third] quarter, I think that’s the most I scored in a quarter in my career,” said covington, who entered the night with an average of 8.9 points per game. this season.
“the basket kept getting bigger and bigger and my pace was still the same. my teammates found me, right on point.” The big night in Covington pleasantly surprised Clippers head coach Ty Lue. “I mean he made some shots early, but I didn’t know it was going to be this kind of night,” Clippers coach Lue said.
“I’m happy for him. getting to a new situation where he’s fit in really well, it starts with his defense, his deflections, his willingness to want to defend every possession. and tonight he was rewarded by opening up.” shots”.