L.A. Clippers 93, New Orleans 77

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 10:30 PM
Location - Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Officials - #25 Tony Brothers, #54 Nick Buchert, #20 Leroy Richardson
Attendance - 19188

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans 16 22 18 21 77
L.A. Clippers 22 26 27 18 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Orleans 5-20 3-10 2-10 L9
L.A. Clippers 19-6 11-3 8-3 W11

Recap

Clippers 93, Hornets 77: Blake Griffin scored 18 points and Jamal Crawford added 17 as host Los Angeles tied a franchise high with its 11th consecutive victory.

DeAndre Jordan contributed 12 points, Matt Barnes chipped in 11 and Chris Paul recorded 10 and 12 assists for the Clippers, who have not lost since falling to the Hornets at home on Nov. 26.

Robin Lopez scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds while rookie Anthony Davis added 16 points for New Orleans, which has lost nine in a row. Lopez was 7-of-10 from the field as he scored 14 of the Hornets' 16 first-quarter points.

Los Angeles led by six after one quarter and went on an 11-0 run late in the second to push the advantage to 16 before settling for a 48-38 halftime lead. The Clippers picked up where they left off after the break, and soon had a 12-2 spurt to go ahead 69-52.

A jumper by Lamar Odom with 8:22 remaining in the fourth provided Los Angeles its biggest lead at 84-60.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Clippers franchise also won 11 straight in November 1974, when it was known as the Buffalo Braves. ... Hornets G Greivis Vasquez scored only five points after totaling 43 over the first two games of the team's four-game road trip. ... Both teams were dreadful from 3-point range as New Orleans went 2-for-19 and Los Angeles made just 4 of 20 attempts.

Top Game Performances

New Orleans   L.A. Clippers
Robin Lopez 22 Scoring Blake Griffin 18
Greivis Vasquez 10 Assists Chris Paul 12
Robin Lopez 9 Rebounds Lamar Odom 6
Ryan Anderson 3 Free Throws Made Jamal Crawford 4
Brian Roberts 2 Steals Jamal Crawford 3
Robin Lopez 2 Blocks Eric Bledsoe 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Orleans 77 38.7 2-19 17-22 15 42 5 3 21
L.A. Clippers 93 50.0 4-20 15-19 28 37 7 8 12

Upcoming Games

  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game at home against Sacramento. The Clippers have a W/L % of .895 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against San Antonio . The Hornets have a W/L % of .167 after a win and .211 after a loss.