Ty Lue remained optimistic over the Los Angeles Clippers playoff hopes regardless of being down 3-1 to the Phoenix Suns.
“We beat Utah and received 4 video games in a row. So it’s totally doable,” mentioned Lue following his workforce’s Sport 4 loss.
The Clippers are the one workforce in NBA historical past to return again down 2-0 within the opening two rounds of the playoffs.
Within the convention finals, groups which have a 3-1 lead have gone on to win the best-of-seven collection 93% of the time.
Paul George added that he does not need Kawhi Leonard, who has missed the final six video games as a result of a knee harm, to play until he is absolutely wholesome. Leonard is “highly unlikely” to play in Sport 5.
“If he is not 100, we do not need him on the market. I imply, that is simply as a brother, as a teammate. His well being long run is extra essential than what is going on on now. I am unable to converse on the extent of his harm or, you realize, what he [can] and can’t give us. Like I have been saying, his well being is simply extra essential than anything.”
Sport 5 takes place on Monday evening.