Kawhi Leonard recorded 34 points and Paul George scored 31 to help the host Los Angeles Clippers post a 132-106 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night to cut their deficit to 2-1 in the Western Conference semifinals.
Reggie Jackson and Nicolas Batum added 17 points apiece for fourth-seeded Los Angeles, which closed the game with a 26-11 run. Leonard added 12 rebounds.
Donovan Mitchell scored 30 points in 32 minutes for top-seeded Utah but missed the final seven minutes after tweaking his right ankle. He also sat because the score became one-sided.
Game 4 is Monday night at Los Angeles.
Utah’s Mike Conley (hamstring) missed his third straight contest.