Clippers defeat Jazz, will face Suns in Western Conference Finals

Jun 18, 2021, 9:49 PM | Updated: 10:22 pm
Paul George #13 of the Los Angeles Clippers shoots over Joe Ingles #2 of the Utah Jazz during the f...
Paul George #13 of the Los Angeles Clippers shoots over Joe Ingles #2 of the Utah Jazz during the first half in Game Six of the Western Conference second-round playoff series at Staples Center on June 18, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

The Clippers defeated the Utah Jazz in Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals, 131-119.

Los Angeles outscored the Jazz in the second half 81-47.

Shooting guard Terance Mann had a career-high for the Clippers with 39 points. Clippers wingman Paul George contributed with 28 points and dished out seven assists in the win.

As a team, the Clippers shot 56.5% from the field and drained 20 shots from beyond the arc.

With the victory on Friday, the Clippers will advance to the Western Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history and will face the Phoenix Suns.

The Suns swept the Denver Nuggets in their second round matchup and averaged 121.5 points per game against the Nuggets.

Suns point guard Chris Paul looked impressive against Denver in the Western Conference Semifinals as he averaged 25.5 points, 10.2 assists and 1.5 steals per game in the series.

This is the Suns first trip to the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 2010.

Game 1 between the Suns and Clippers will be on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at Phoenix Suns Arena.

Below is a full schedule of the Western Conference Finals:

Game 1 Sunday, June 20 @ 12:30 p.m.
Game 2 Tuesday, June 22 @ 6 p.m.
Game 3 Thursday, June 24 @ 6 p.m.
Game 4 Saturday, June 26 @ 6 p.m.
Game 5* Monday, June 28 @ 6 p.m.
Game 6* Wednesday, June 30 @ 6 p.m.
Game 7* Friday, July 2 @ 6 p.m.

*If necessary

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