L.A. Clippers 101, Chicago 80

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, November 17, 2012 9:00 PM
Location - Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Officials - #33 Sean Corbin, #10 Ron Garretson, #44 Eli Roe
Attendance - 19060

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Chicago 15 25 21 19 80
L.A. Clippers 18 35 25 23 101

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chicago 5-4 3-3 2-1 L1
L.A. Clippers 7-2 5-2 2-0 W5

Recap


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.

Top Game Performances

Chicago   L.A. Clippers
Carlos Boozer 22 Scoring Blake Griffin 26
Kirk Hinrich 10 Assists Chris Paul 10
Carlos Boozer 12 Rebounds Blake Griffin 10
Luol Deng 4 Free Throws Made Jamal Crawford 7
Taj Gibson 2 Steals Chris Paul 3
Taj Gibson 2 Blocks DeAndre Jordan 7

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Chicago 80 33.7 2-14 18-22 18 45 4 7 16
L.A. Clippers 101 49.3 5-16 22-30 21 41 10 10 14

Upcoming Games

  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game on the road against San Antonio. The Clippers have a W/L % of .857 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Chicago will play their next game on the road against Portland . The Bulls have a W/L % of .333 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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