Posted: Dec 16, 2013 11:10 PM
Updated: Dec 16, 2013 11:10 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) Blake Griffin scored 27 points, hitting 11 of 15 free throws, and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the San Antonio Spurs 115-92 Monday night, 48 hours after completing a seven-game road trip.
Chris Paul added 23 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and Jamal Crawford had 17 points in his second straight start for the Clippers, who repelled several threats in the third quarter to maintain their lead.
Tim Duncan had 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Spurs, whose four-game winning streak ended. Tony Parker limped off the court with a right shin contusion with 5:09 left in the third. He finished with eight points and six assists in 26 minutes.
DeAndre Jordan added 11 rebounds and Griffin had nine to help the Clippers control the boards, 43-36.