L.A. Clippers 101, Orlando 104

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 12, 2013 3:30 PM
Location - Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Officials - #25 Tony Brothers, #54 Nick Buchert, #38 Michael Smith
Attendance - 19060

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Orlando 26 23 26 29 104
L.A. Clippers 31 26 26 18 101

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Orlando 13-23 7-12 6-11 W1
L.A. Clippers 28-9 18-4 10-5 L1

Recap


Magic 104, Clippers 101:
J.J. Redick hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 42.1 seconds left and scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter as visiting Orlando rallied to stun Los Angeles and halt a 10-game losing streak.

Arron Afflalo matched his season high with 30 points and Nikola Vucevic had 18 and 15 rebounds for the Magic, who trailed by 13 in first quarter and were down eight with five minutes remaining before outplaying the Clippers down the stretch.

Blake Griffin recorded 30 points and Chris Paul had 16 assists for Los Angeles. Jamal Crawford scored 13 points but missed a game-tying 3-point attempt at the buzzer as the Clippers saw their franchise-record home winning streak conclude at 13.

Orlando trailed 95-87 with five minutes to play, but Afflalo’s four-point play and Vucevic’s basket highlighted an 8-0 surge to tie the score with 3:42 remaining. The Clippers soon opened a four-point lead before Redick made the tying shot with 1:47 remaining and then drained his game-deciding basket to give the Magic their 10th win in 11 games against Los Angeles.

The score was tied at 66-66 midway through the third quarter after back-to-back three-point plays by Afflalo. The Clippers finished the stanza with a 17-9 spurt to take an eight-point lead into the final period.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Orlando’s losing streak was its longest since dropping 13 consecutive games during the 2003-04 campaign. … Clippers F Grant Hill (knee) made his season debut and scored two points in six minutes. … Redick made four of Orlando’s 11 3-point baskets.

Top Game Performances

Orlando   L.A. Clippers
Arron Afflalo 30 Scoring Blake Griffin 30
Jameer Nelson 9 Assists Chris Paul 16
Nikola Vucevic 15 Rebounds Blake Griffin 8
Arron Afflalo 7 Free Throws Made Jamal Crawford 3
Jameer Nelson 2 Steals Chris Paul 4
Nikola Vucevic 1 Blocks DeAndre Jordan 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Orlando 104 48.1 11-25 15-19 28 41 1 6 13
L.A. Clippers 101 48.9 9-22 6-6 32 35 6 8 9

Upcoming Games

  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game on the road against Memphis. The Clippers have a W/L % of .862 after a win and .375 after a loss.
  • Orlando will play their next game on the road against Washington . The Magic have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .292 after a loss.