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NBA Game Summary - San Antonio at LA Clippers



(Monday, December 16th)

Final Score: LA Clippers 115, San Antonio 92

Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Los Angeles Clippers finally returned home after a seven-game road trip.

They sure made up for lost time.

Blake Griffin had 27 points and nine rebounds, while Chris Paul added 23 points, eight rebounds and seven assists as the Clippers routed the San Antonio Spurs 115-92 on Monday night.

Jamal Crawford netted 17 points and DeAndre Jordan pulled down 11 boards for the Clippers, who went 4-3 on their elongated road trek.

LA was 11-of-23 from beyond the arc and scored 37 points off 22 San Antonio turnovers.

"We got deflections and steals and we like to run," Paul said.

Tim Duncan tallied 17 points and 11 rebounds for San Antonio, which had its four-game winning streak snapped.

Star Spurs point guard Tony Parker exited the contest with a right shin contusion.

The Clippers led 86-76 with 7:55 left in the fourth after Stephen Jackson hit a short jumper, but back-to-back triples by San Antonio's Patty Mills and Danny Green suddenly whittled the deficit to 86-82.

Los Angeles, though, answered with a 20-4 run to put the game away. Jared Dudley hit consecutive treys to cap the surge and give the hosts a 106-86 spread with 2:32 to play.

Duncan and Parker put in five quick points as the Spurs raced out to a 16-8 start before settling for a 28-21 advantage after a quarter of play.

"We were in control in the first quarter, then turnovers took over," Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said.

A Mills three gave San Antonio a 31-21 margin, but the Clippers ripped off 19 straight points to seize control of the contest. Willie Green knocked down two triples during the surge, including one to cap it and make it 40-31 in favor of LA midway through the second.

The Clippers led 55-49 at the break and 78-70 after three.

Game Notes

Dudley had 14 points and seven rebounds ... Manu Ginobili netted 16 points for San Antonio ... The Spurs shot 48.7 percent (37-of-76) from the floor.

12/17 01:52:59 ET

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Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
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Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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