Kawhi Leonard, Clippers advance to the Western Conference semifinals

Kawhi Leonard
Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press

Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers advanced to the Western Conference semifinals, thanks to their 111-97 win over the Dallas Mavericks.

The Clippers dominated the game in the second half, led by as many as 23 points and closed out the series 4-2.

Leonard finished the game with 33 points (14/23 shooting), 14 rebounds, six assists and five steals.

This was the fifth straight 30-point game for Leonard in the series vs the Mavericks.

The Clippers will now face the winner of the series between the Denver Nuggets and the Utah Jazz (Utah leads 3-2), with Game 6 taking place tonight.

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