Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - DeAndre Jordan had 20 points and 12
rebounds in the Los Angeles Clippers' 126-101 rout of the Phoenix Suns.
Chris Paul tallied 15 points, 12 assists and four steals for the Clippers, who
reached 50 wins for the first time in franchise history after snapping a
three-game losing steak.
The 50 victories surpassed the 49 triumphs set by the Buffalo Braves during
the 1974-75 campaign.
The Clips can clinch their first Pacific Division title with a win over the
Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
Wesley Johnson netted 20 points to lead Phoenix, which has dropped seven
The Clippers stormed out of the gate with the game's first 15 points before
taking a 29-19 lead after a quarter of play. They took a 57-50 advantage into
the break and blew the contest wide open in the third with a 31-8 run.
Willie Green recorded 11 points during the burst, while Jordan added 10 as Los
Angeles opened up a 93-66 cushion late into the third before heading into the
final frame with a 95-70 margin.
The margin reached its peak at 28 in the fourth.
The Clippers outscored the Suns 72-32 in the paint ... Los Angeles netted 34
points off of 21 Phoenix turnovers ... Blake Griffin had just nine points on
4-of-7 shooting for the Clippers.
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