L.A. Clippers 105, Utah 104

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, December 3, 2012 9:00 PM
Location - EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Officials - #27 Dick Bavetta, #7 Kevin Fehr, #41 Ken Mauer
Attendance - 19067

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
L.A. Clippers 19 32 22 32 105
Utah 31 27 25 21 104

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Clippers 11-6 7-3 4-3 W3
Utah 9-10 6-1 3-9 L3

Recap

Clippers 105, Jazz 104: Blake Griffin had 30 points and 11 rebounds and Chris Paul scored the tie-breaking basket as Los Angeles snapped Utah’s perfect home mark for just its third victory in its last 41 visits to Salt Lake City.

Jamal Crawford scored 20 points and Paul had 14 points and nine assists. Paul tallied the go-ahead basket with 39.9 seconds left when he drove around Jazz center Al Jefferson to give the Clippers a 101-99 lead.

Mo Williams had 20 points and 12 assists, Randy Foye scored 19, Gordon Hayward tallied 17 and Jefferson had 16 points and 10 rebounds and for Utah, which fell to 6-1 at home.

The Jazz had a 12-point advantage late in the third quarter before Los Angeles rolled off eight straight points to pull within 83-79 early in the final stanza. The Clippers took a 91-90 lead on Griffin’s dunk with five minutes remaining.

Utah led by as many as 13 points in the first quarter and was up 58-51 at halftime. DeMarre Carroll’s 3-pointer gave the Jazz a 14-point advantage midway through the third quarter.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Los Angeles has won two straight road games against the Jazz after losing 16 straight over a nine-year stretch. … Utah F Marvin Williams (concussion) missed his third straight game and F Derrick Favors (arch) missed his second. … Griffin had 10 of his 11 rebounds in the second half. The Jazz had a 21-10 edge on the boards in the first half and finished with a 41-36 advantage.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Clippers   Utah
Blake Griffin 30 Scoring Mo Williams 20
Chris Paul 9 Assists Mo Williams 12
Blake Griffin 11 Rebounds Al Jefferson 10
Chauncey Billups 4 Free Throws Made Gordon Hayward 3
Matt Barnes 2 Steals Randy Foye 2
DeAndre Jordan 2 Blocks Jeremy Evans 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Clippers 105 47.2 4-21 17-24 19 36 3 9 10
Utah 104 56.8 9-20 11-15 25 41 5 6 17

Upcoming Games

  • Utah will play their next game at home against Orlando. The Jazz have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .444 after a loss.
  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game at home against Dallas. The Clippers have a W/L % of .818 after a win and .333 after a loss.