Leonard leads Clippers past 76ers in Rivers' first game back
Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, right, shoots as Philadelphia 76ers forward Danny Green defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)LOS ANGELES – Kawhi Leonard scored 28 points, Terance Mann added a season-high 23 and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 122-112 on Saturday night in their first game against former coach Doc Rivers. He took the Philadelphia job less than a week after being fired by Los Angeles. The star forward had 19 points in the first half, including 12 in the second quarter. DWIGHT TOSSED ... AGAINDwight Howard was ejected for the second straight game when he picked up two technical fouls with 10:35 remaining in the fourth quarter.