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NBA Game Summary - LA Clippers at Golden State



(Thursday, January 30th)

Final Score: Golden State 111, LA Clippers 92

Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - There were no incidents leading to ejections in Thursday's Warriors-Clippers showdown, but there was a virtual beatdown.

David Lee and Stephen Curry poured in 22 points apiece on a combined 18-of-25 shooting display as Golden State pummeled Los Angeles 111-92 with relative ease.

Lee also grabbed 11 rebounds and Curry handed out seven assists for the Warriors, who snapped out of a 2-5 slump by outscoring the Clippers in the paint by an absurd 66-22 margin.

"We made them work," Golden State head coach Mark Jackson said. "We executed offensively, defensively and we really battled. We were locked in."

Klay Thompson contributed 16 points to the wire-to-wire win, and Andrew Bogut added 14 with 17 rebounds.

Blake Griffin, who was ejected when these teams met on Christmas Day following an altercation with Bogut, paced the Pacific Division-leading Clippers with 27 points. Darren Collison followed with 22 points, while DeAndre Jordan pulled down 20 rebounds in the setback.

"We knew we were coming into a hostile environment and we didn't respond as a team," Clippers forward Matt Barnes admitted.

Los Angeles' night was summed up by its 1-for-15 showing from the field in an 11-point third quarter. The Clippers had won four in a row coming in but found little offensive success after the break.

One of their few runs came late in the second quarter to pull within 64-56 at halftime after trailing by as many as 19 in the first half.

From there, however, it was all Warriors, who stretched their lead to 22 by opening the third quarter on a 16-2 run, with six points coming from Lee.

J.J. Redick's 3-pointers briefly stopped the flurry with 5:37 on the clock, but that proved to be the Clippers' only field goal the entire quarter.

The Warriors brought a 90-67 cushion into the fourth, and the closest the Clippers got from there was 13.

Game Notes

Golden State leads the season series 2-1 but still trails the Clippers by four games for the division lead ... The Warriors are 21-3 when holding the opposition to below 100 points ... Griffin has scored 20 or more points in each of his last seven games ... Injured Clippers guard Chris Paul was named a Western Conference All-Star reserve on Thursday. Los Angeles is 10-4 since Paul suffered a shoulder injury earlier this month ... The Clippers have lost five straight and 15 of 17 games in Oakland.

01/31 02:35:52 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
4th
ORL 70
CHA 75
 
Final
PHI 2
UTA 6
 
Final
CHI 86
LAC 96
Final
HOU 105
CLE 103
4th
ORL 70
CHA 75
 
4th
BOS 94
GSW 96
 
4th
IND 73
PHI 64
 
4th
SAC 75
POR 85
 
3rd
LAL 59
OKC 67
 
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DEN
NOP
Final
NIAG 57
FAIR 56
 
Final
PETE 68
IONA 60
 
Final
RIDE 59
MAR 49
 
Final
MAN 69
QUIN 65
 
Final
UCONN 81
SMU 73
Final
CAL 73
ORST 56
Final
HOU 72
SFLA 55
Final
PROV 77
MARQ 66
Final
WISC 68
MSU 61
Final
MON 63
SIENA 57
 
2nd
WAKE 53
PITT 59
 
Half
STAN 30
OREG 36
 
1st
OSU 17
PURD 14
 
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COL
ARST
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UCLA
WASU
Final
WIN 5
LOS 2
Final
PIT 5
CLB 3
Final
FLA 4
TAM 3
1st Intermission
WAS 1
TOR 0
 
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