L.A. Clippers 95, Miami 89

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 10:30 PM
Location - Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Officials - #75 Eric Dalen, #10 Ron Garretson, #63 Derek Richardson
Attendance - 19341

Final Scoring Summary

Final OT 1 2 3 4 X T
Miami 24 24 21 17 3 89
L.A. Clippers 21 22 27 16 9 95

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Miami 8-3 3-1 5-2 L2
L.A. Clippers 5-3 4-1 1-2 W1

Recap


Chris Paul scored a season-high 27 points and had 11 assists as the Los Angeles Clippers handed the visiting Miami Heat their second straight road loss with a 95-89 overtime victory Wednesday night

Blake Griffin had 20 points and 12 rebounds and Caron Butler also scored 20 for the Clippers (5-3). DeAndre Jordan had 11 rebounds and six blocked shots.

Miami's LeBron James had 23 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists for Miami (8-3), but he also had six turnovers and was 9 of 17 from the line. Chris Bosh had a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds while Mario Chalmers scored 18 and Dwyane Wade had 17.

The Heat failed to score from the field in the final seven minutes of regulation, but kept the Clippers at bay by making seven free throws and led 84-83 with 1:21 left. Chauncey Billups drew a foul on James from beyond the arc with 27.3 seconds remaining and sank all three free throws for an 86-84 lead.

Wade dribbled the ball of his foot but the Heat had another chance when James drew a shooting foul on Jordan. He made one of two free throws.

Less than 12 seconds later, James missed the first and made the second, forcing overtime.

The Clippers have won four in a row against Miami at Staples Center.

Top Game Performances

Miami   L.A. Clippers
LeBron James 23 Scoring Chris Paul 27
LeBron James 7 Assists Chris Paul 11
LeBron James 13 Rebounds Blake Griffin 12
LeBron James 9 Free Throws Made Chauncey Billups 6
Dwyane Wade 3 Steals Chris Paul 3
Shane Battier 2 Blocks DeAndre Jordan 6

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Miami 89 39.5 5-16 20-34 18 50 6 9 18
L.A. Clippers 95 41.9 6-17 17-23 22 45 8 7 16

Upcoming Games

  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game at home against L.A. Lakers. The Clippers have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Miami will play their next game on the road against Denver . The Heat have a W/L % of .750 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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