Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Blake Griffin poured in a game-high 29
points and Jamal Crawford added 21 to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a
110-103 win over the Washington Wizards at Staples Center.
J.J. Redick added 20 points, Darren Collison had 16 points and nine assists
and DeAndre Jordan finished with 14 points and 17 rebounds for the Clippers,
winners in four straight.
Bradley Beal scored 20 points and John Wall added 19 points and 11 assists for
the Wizards, who are 4-4 over their last eight games.
The Wizards pulled within 100-99 with three minutes left, but Los Angeles used
an 8-0 burst to go up 108-99. Collison kicked things off with a tough layup,
and Washington never got closer than seven the rest of the day.
The Wizards led 31-30 after 12 minutes, but LA outscored Washington 32-20 in
the second to take a 62-51 edge into the break.
The Clippers' lead swelled to 16 points, 72-56, after a Redick jumper with
8:20 remaining in the third, but the Wizards outscored the hosts 18-9 to make
it 81-74 entering the final frame.
The Wizards scored the first six points of the fourth to make it 81-80, but
the Clippers stretched their lead to seven, 97-90, after a Redick jumper with
Griffin was 12-for-20 from the field and pulled down nine rebounds ...
Washington outscored the Clippers 62-42 in the paint ... The Clippers
outrebounded the Wizards by a 43-36 margin ... Nene had 14 points, eight
rebounds and six assists in the setback.
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