L.A. Clippers 100, Charlotte 94

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #6 Tony Brown, #26 Pat Fraher, #15 Bennett Salvatore
Attendance - 16786

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
L.A. Clippers 23 26 29 22 100
Charlotte 21 23 27 23 94

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Clippers 16-6 10-3 6-3 W8
Charlotte 7-14 5-9 2-5 L9

Recap


Clippers 100, Bobcats 94:
Chris Paul had 19 points and 10 assists and Matt Barnes scored 19 points off the bench as visiting Los Angeles matched a franchise record with its eighth consecutive victory while handing Charlotte its ninth straight loss.

Blake Griffin also scored 19 points and Eric Bledsoe had 13 points and eight rebounds as the Clippers beat the Bobcats for the 11th time in the last 16 meetings.

Byron Mullens had 19 points and eight rebounds and Kemba Walker scored 17 points for the Bobcats, who haven’t won since beating the Washington Wizards in double overtime on Nov. 24.

The Clippers led the entire second half but Charlotte was within 81-78 after two free throws by Gerald Henderson with 8:45 remaining. Los Angeles responded with seven straight points as Bledsoe’s basket gave the Clippers a 10-point lead with 5:47 remaining.

Los Angeles led by as many as 10 points in the second quarter and was up 49-44 at halftime.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Clippers previously won eight straight games during the 1991-92 season. … Walker fell three points shy of reaching 20 points for the fifth time in six outings. … The double-double is Paul’s ninth of the season.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Clippers   Charlotte
Matt Barnes 19 Scoring Byron Mullens 19
Chris Paul 10 Assists Kemba Walker 6
Lamar Odom 9 Rebounds Bismack Biyombo 9
Chris Paul 7 Free Throws Made Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 5
Lamar Odom 2 Steals Bismack Biyombo 2
Lamar Odom 3 Blocks Ben Gordon 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Clippers 100 43.5 9-23 17-25 26 48 11 6 11
Charlotte 94 42.7 5-16 19-24 18 44 5 4 13

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against Atlanta. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .286 after a loss.
  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee . The Clippers have a W/L % of .875 after a win and .333 after a loss.