I consider the saying goes, “down however not out.”
After trailing by as many as 35 factors, the Clippers embodied that saying on Tuesday whereas incomes a surprising comeback win over the Wizards.
With one minute and 20 seconds remaining within the first half, two free throws from Bradley Beal gave the Wizards a 66-31 lead, giving the workforce a 99.7 % win chance. From that time, the Clippers outscored the Wizards 85-49 to flee Capital One Area with a one-point victory in regulation.
The sport’s last sequence is arguably simply as wild because the comeback itself, as a logo-length 3-pointer from Luke Kennard lower the deficit to 3 factors with 8.2 seconds remaining.
After the Wizards dedicated a five-second violation, the Clippers bought the ball again, organising a 4-point play from Kennard, which brought on the Clippers’ broadcast crew — and veteran ahead Nicolas Batum — to specific their disbelief.
With the win, the Clippers accomplished their third comeback of 24 or extra factors this season. It additionally marked the largest comeback in franchise historical past and the second-largest comeback in NBA historical past.
Beneath, discover extra on the most important rallies within the NBA’s 75-year historical past.
What are the most important comebacks in NBA historical past?
|Date||Comeback By||Chief||Deficit||Ultimate Rating|
|Nov. 27, 1996||Jazz||Nuggets||36||Jazz 107, Nuggets 103|
|Jan. 25, 2022||Clippers||Wizards||35||Clippers 116, Wizards 115|
|Dec. 21, 2009||Kings||Bulls||35||Kings 102, Bulls 98|
|April 30, 2021||Celtics||Spurs||32||Celtics 143, Spurs 140 (OT)|
|Nov. 28, 1975||Warriors||Bucks||31||Warriors 106, Bucks 105|