Clippers 101, Bulls 80: Blake Griffin overcame his early struggles to collect 26 points and 10 rebounds as host Los Angeles breezed to its fifth consecutive victory.
Jamal Crawford and Matt Barnes came off the bench to score 22 and 13 points, respectively, for the Clippers, who saw their reserves outscore Chicago's by a 53-25 margin.
DeAndre Jordan upped the intensity on the defensive end, registering seven blocks to go along with his eight rebounds despite being plagued by foul trouble.
Crawford ignited a 10-3 run in the second quarter by drilling a 3-pointer before connecting on five consecutive free throws as the Clippers built a 50-32 advantage.
Carlos Boozer recorded 12 of his 22 points in the first half for the Bulls, who are 1-1 on their five-game road trip.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Los Angeles collected its fourth straight home victory overall while picking up its second win in six tries against Chicago at the Staples Center. ... The Clippers owned a 26-10 edge in fast break points - including a 17-4 advantage during the first half. ... Chicago, which suffered its first loss away from the United Center, continues its road trip on Sunday at Portland.