L.A. Clippers 105, L.A. Lakers 95

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, November 2, 2012 10:30 PM
Location - Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, #24 Mike Callahan, #34 Kevin Cutler
Attendance - 18997

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
L.A. Clippers 28 24 30 23 105
L.A. Lakers 23 24 20 28 95

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Clippers 2-0 1-0 1-0 W2
L.A. Lakers 0-3 0-2 0-1 L3

Recap


Clippers 105, Lakers 95:
Chris Paul had 18 points and 15 assists as the Clippers sent the Lakers to an 0-3 start for the first time since 1978 and spoiled a historic night for Kobe Bryant.

Jamal Crawford poured in 21 points to fuel another big effort by the Clippers bench, which outscored the Lakers reserves by a 46-16 margin. Blake Griffin (15 points), Caron Butler (14) and Eric Bledsoe (10) also reached double digits for the Clippers. Paul had as many assists as the Lakers' entire team.

 

Bryant erupted for 40 points and recorded two steals to surpass Magic Johnson as the new team record holder in in the category. While Bryant made 14 of 23 shots from the field, the rest of the Lakers combined for a 20-of-45 showing from the floor.

The Clippers led for the majority of the game and the entire second half, pulling away by as many as 14 in the fourth quarter en route to becoming the second straight opponent to hang at least a hundred points on the Lakers.

The Clippers also posted their first win as the designated road team against the Lakers since April 2007.

GAME NOTES: Lakers PG Steve Blake got the start in place of Steve Nash, who sat out with a leg bruise. Blake had eight points, two assists and three turnovers before fouling out. … Lakers C Jordan Hill, who has been battling a herniated disk, left with 10:22 showing in the second quarter and did not return. … Crawford, a former NBA Sixth Man of the Year, has produced more total points (50) in two games than the Lakers' entire bench through three (48). 

Top Game Performances

L.A. Clippers   L.A. Lakers
Jamal Crawford 21 Scoring Kobe Bryant 40
Chris Paul 15 Assists Pau Gasol 3
Blake Griffin 8 Rebounds Pau Gasol 14
Jamal Crawford 9 Free Throws Made Kobe Bryant 10
Jamal Crawford 3 Steals Kobe Bryant 2
DeAndre Jordan 2 Blocks Dwight Howard 5

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Clippers 105 45.2 8-22 21-27 24 37 4 12 12
L.A. Lakers 95 50.0 7-16 20-28 15 38 7 7 20

Upcoming Games

  • L.A. Lakers will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Lakers have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Clippers have a W/L % of 1.000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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