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The Clippers, though, are going to have to dig deeper than any other team in NBA history to get out of this hole against the Utah Jazz after falling 117-111 in Game 2 before a sellout crowd of 18,007 at Vivint Arena.
While the Clippers rebounded to beat the Dallas Mavericks in seven games after dropping the first two at home in the first round, no team has ever overcome multiple 2-0 deficits in the same postseason.
“We all got to put our will out on the floor,” Leonard said of what it will take for the Clippers to duplicate their first-round comeback. “You know, see what we did in the first two games and try to limit our mistakes and just keep going on from there pretty much.
“We’ll see [on Friday] what we got to do, and we’ve got a lot of fight left. So you know, we’re up for the challenge.”
The Clippers showed plenty of fight in Game 2 on Thursday night. They fell behind 76-55 with 9