L.A. Clippers 106, Charlotte 84

Date - Tuesday, February 26, 2013 10:30 PM
Location - Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Officials - #24 Mike Callahan, #26 Pat Fraher, #79 Kevin Scott
Attendance - 19060

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Charlotte 30 15 18 21 84
L.A. Clippers 24 30 28 24 106

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 13-44 7-22 6-22 L4
L.A. Clippers 41-18 23-6 18-12 W2

Recap

Clippers 106, Bobcats 84: Blake Griffin scored 24 points and Matt Barnes added 17 as host Los Angeles routed Charlotte.

Caron Butler scored 16 points and DeAndre Jordan added 13 on 6-of-6 shooting as the Clippers won for the sixth time in seven games. Chris Paul had 13 assists for Los Angeles, which was without guards Jamal Crawford (birth of daughter) and Eric Bledsoe (calf).

Gerald Henderson scored 24 points and Kemba Walker added 15 for the Bobcats, who lost their fourth straight game and 12 in their last 14 outings.

Charlotte dropped to 6-22 on the road but led by six points after one quarter and still was ahead with under five minutes to go in the first half. Jordan put Los Angeles ahead with back-to-back baskets as the Clippers closed with a 15-3 run to take a 54-45 halftime lead.

Los Angeles pulled away in the third quarter and took a 19-point lead into the final stanza. The Clippers scored the first nine points of the fourth quarter to boost the lead to 91-63 on Barnes’ 3-pointer with 9:19 to play.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Los Angeles was 12-of-22 from 3-point range with Butler making four and Barnes sinking three. … Three of Henderson’s four 20-point outings have come in February. … The Clippers were just 12-of-26 from the free-throw line with both Jordan and Ronny Turiaf missing five of six attempts.

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   L.A. Clippers
Gerald Henderson 24 Scoring Blake Griffin 24
Kemba Walker 5 Assists Chris Paul 13
Byron Mullens 8 Rebounds Caron Butler 7
Ramon Sessions 5 Free Throws Made Ryan Hollins 4
Kemba Walker 4 Steals Matt Barnes 4
Brendan Haywood 2 Blocks DeAndre Jordan 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 84 40.7 6-16 12-14 17 37 4 9 16
L.A. Clippers 106 53.9 12-22 12-26 34 43 10 11 15

Upcoming Games

  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game on the road against Indiana. The Clippers have a W/L % of .805 after a win and .444 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against Utah . The Bobcats have a W/L % of .231 after a win and .227 after a loss.