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Crawford leads shorthanded Clippers past Kings

Sacramento, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jamal Crawford had 31 points and 11 assists off the bench as the Chris Paul-less Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Sacramento Kings in overtime, 104-98, on Friday night.

"He's a beast. He's done that his whole career," Kings head coach Mike Malone said of Crawford.

Blake Griffin added 21 points and 12 rebounds for the Clippers, who have won four consecutive games. DeAndre Jordan nearly had a triple-double in the triumph. He had 10 points, 15 boards and a career-high nine blocks.

Paul missed the game with a right hamstring strain. Paul injured the hamstring in the third quarter of Wednesday's game against the New York Knicks. Darren Collison got the start at point guard and netted 15 points.

Guard J.J. Redick exited in the first half with an apparent wrist injury.

"It's a sprained wrist and the x-rays are negative," Clippers head coach Doc Rivers said. "If it's his left hand, he'd be fine because he doesn't have one."

DeMarcus Cousins tallied 25 points, nine rebounds and six assists for Sacramento, which has dropped three straight and five of its last seven tilts.

The Kings trailed 94-89 with 1:51 left in regulation after Griffin sunk two free throws, but Greivis Vasquez nailed a 3-pointer and Ben McLemore knocked down a pair of foul shots with 17.7 ticks remaining to knot the contest at 94-94 and send it into an extra session.

A pair of Patrick Patterson layups to start overtime staked Sacramento a 98-94 cushion 1:05 into the extra period, but Los Angeles netted the final 10 points of the game.

After Jordan's hook shot tied the game midway through overtime, Griffin's dunk with two minutes left gave LA the lead.

Cousins then turned the ball over at the other end, which led to a Crawford jumper to make it 102-98 with 1:28 on the clock.

Mo Williams and McLemore both missed treys on back-to-back trips down the floor and Crawford sunk two foul shots with 21.4 seconds remaining to cap the scoring.

The Kings led 24-23 after a quarter of play before the Clippers outscored them 27-21 in the second to take a 50-45 cushion into the break.

LA took a 73-72 edge into the fourth.

Game Notes

Los Angeles shot 44.6 percent (37-of-83) from the floor, while the Kings finished 46.2 percent (42-of-91) from the field ... Sacramento outscored LA in the paint, 54-34.

11/30 02:50:23 ET

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2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 33 .593 --- 26-15 22-18 32-19 W 2
x-Brooklyn 44 37 .543 4 28-13 16-24 26-25 L 1
New York 36 45 .444 12 18-22 18-23 25-26 W 3
Boston 25 56 .309 23 16-24 9-32 21-30 L 1
Philadelphia 18 63 .222 30 10-31 8-32 13-38 W 1
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 55 26 .679 --- 35-6 20-20 37-14 W 1
x-Chicago 48 33 .593 7 27-14 21-19 35-16 W 1
Cleveland 32 49 .395 23 18-22 14-27 20-31 L 2
Detroit 29 52 .358 26 17-24 12-28 23-29 L 3
Milwaukee 15 66 .185 40 10-30 5-36 12-39 L 2
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 27 .667 --- 32-8 22-19 34-17 L 2
x-Washington 43 38 .531 11 22-19 21-19 32-19 W 3
x-Charlotte 42 39 .519 12 24-16 18-23 29-22 W 2
x-Atlanta 37 44 .457 17 24-17 13-27 27-24 L 1
Orlando 23 58 .284 31 19-21 4-37 17-34 L 3
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 58 23 .716 --- 33-7 25-16 36-16 L 2
x-Portland 53 28 .654 5 30-10 23-18 30-21 W 4
Minnesota 40 41 .494 18 24-16 16-25 23-28 L 2
Denver 36 45 .444 22 22-18 14-27 20-31 L 1
Utah 24 57 .296 34 16-25 8-32 12-39 L 5
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 24 .704 --- 34-7 23-17 36-15 W 2
x-Golden State 50 31 .617 7 27-14 23-17 30-21 W 1
Phoenix 47 34 .580 10 26-15 21-19 27-24 L 3
Sacramento 28 53 .346 29 17-23 11-30 15-36 W 1
LA Lakers 26 55 .321 31 14-27 12-28 14-37 W 1
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 19 .765 --- 32-8 30-11 38-13 L 1
x-Houston 54 27 .667 8 33-8 21-19 31-20 W 2
x-Dallas 49 32 .605 13 26-15 23-17 29-22 W 1
x-Memphis 49 32 .605 13 26-14 23-18 28-23 W 4
New Orleans 33 48 .407 29 21-19 12-29 14-37 W 1
 
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