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New victory in front of Lakers

New victory in front of Lakers

Once again the Clippers won 105-93. Without Kobe Bryant, the Lakers have yet bravely tried, despite them being in the last place in the West. Chris Paul still shined with 27 points to 8/12, 1 rebound, 7 assists, helped by Austin Rivers with 17 points 2 rebounds, 1 assist and Jamal Crawford with 15 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist.

 

The Clippers will kick off the match and led 19-12 in the middle of the first quarter. But the Lakers have to hang on and lead with 17-9 during the first quarter time 28-29. In the second quarter (26-20), which show the 46-38 advantage. An alley hoop from Julius Randle (23 points, 14 rebounds, 1 assist) allows the Lakers to return to 2 points and Chris Paul restores ahead 52-47 with his. The Clippers take a short 54-49 advantage at halftime.

After the break, the Lakers a 16-7 keep the pace and lead with 4 points ahead 59-63. Luc Mbah a Moute (17 minutes) and his team completely reversed the trend and takes the lead with a 19-8. They get the 3rd quarter 24-22 and begin the final quarter with 78-71 score. Lance Stephenson quickly gives 14-point lead to 90-76 Clippers, with its 3 points. By the end of quarter the final score is of 105-93. The Clippers were great with taking shots (54.2% against 52.4%) also lost half of shoots (8 against 17).
It’s the 31st victory for Luc and his team, which keep them strong in the 4th place in the Western Conf.

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Another win by two points difference

Another win by two points difference

Another win with two points apart, this time against the Hawks. The game was somewhat balanced though the stats were different with (44.3% for Clipps against 43%, 19% for 3 points against 43%, and 67% free throws against 50%).

Despite the start of the game in favor for the Clippers (11-15), the Hawks won the first quarter time 23-17 after a 12-2 in 3 minutes. Within 12 minutes, Luc Mbah a Moute (26mins, 5 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals) and his team will take the lead with a 3-point from Wesley Johnson (28-29). Both teams will go at each other but the Clippers will take the lead and win the second quarter with 22-26, 45-43 by the half time.

After the break, the two teams are at 21-21 in the third quarter, despite 8 points ahead of Atlanta 66-58. During the last quarter, the gap is of 2points with 66-64 points; the two teams are neck and neck (79-79 at 2’15). Chris Paul gives the advantage to the Clippers with 79-81 clips, and Kyle Horver takes 3 point and loses 1 point lead to 82-81. DeAndre Jordan (13 points, 19 rebounds) makes a dunk 16 seconds of the term (82-83) before Sefolosha fouls on Crawford who returns his 2 free throws with eight seconds from the end (82-85). Redick causes a foul on Horford who misses a free throw. The score will not change with the 83-85 victory over! The Clippers won their 30th victory (16 losses) and remain fourth in the west.

 

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Victory @ The Pacers after a hard game

Victory @ The Pacers after a hard game

The Clippers got their 29th win of the season, winning 89-91 to Indiana in a tight game from start to finish. Paul Gorge has given trouble to the Clips with 31 points, 11 rebounds and 3 assists, while Chris Paul replied with 26 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists.

The first quarter-time ended with a score of 25-25 , while the Pacers led with 9 points 23-14 points. 3 shots in 3 consecutive points, the Clippers came back to score 23-23 thanks to Johnson shoots twice and Crawford. The second quarter both teams were in a tie(43-43). Indiana finished the second quarter-time with 26-21, 51-46 and the first half.

It takes 5 minutes for the Clippers to lead the game with a 3-point by Chris Paul (61-62). Indiana then leads back 72-68 at the end of the third quarter, but the Clippers come back in the game leading 72-74 at the start of the last quarter. The Pacers score 7 points though the Clippers are still leading with 79-82. Paul George takes the lead and score 7 points to bring the score to 79-82. Despite all the efforts of the team, the Clippers won the game with a great performance.

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Easy victory @ Knicks 88-116

Easy victory @ Knicks 88-116

The Clippers have been winning easily against the Knicks with 88-116. A game in which Doc Rivers’ players dominated their opponents in the 4th quarter. DeAndre Jordan (20 points on 7/7, 8 rebounds, 2 assists) and Chris Paul (16 points, 6 rebounds, 13 assists) were the leaders of the evening.

The game quickly shifted in favor of the Clippers already leading 8-22 on a 3-point Wesley Johnson (14 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist), thanks to Luc Mbah A Moute (21 ‘, 4 points , 2 rebounds, 1 assist). The Knicks were a little taken back by a 16-9 but the Clippers was turning into 24-31 lead. The 2nd quarter (21-24) was dominated by the Clippers, who maintain a comfortable gap of 10 points to 45-55 at the halftime.

The Knicks come back with 6 points early in the third quarter time 49-55, before the Clippers take over with a 13-4 which leads them to 59-77. They take this quarter 19-31 and have 22 points ahead of the start of the last. The Clippers win the game with 88-116.

This is the 28th win for 15 losses, still 4th place Clippers in the West.

Défeat against Cleveland

Défeat against Cleveland

Despite a good start of the game for the Clippers, the Cavaliers dominate the rest of the game. Chris Paul (30 points, 3 rebounds, 9 assists) responded to LeBron James (22 points, 5 rebounds, 12 assists).

The first quarter-time is tight, Cleveland leads 14-8 but the Clippers come back with 14-15 with Chris Paul’s 3 points. Both teams stand to each other and later the Clippers ahead 28-31 thanks to 3 points at the buzzer from Jamal Crawford (16 points). The game is changing with the Cavaliers ahead with 9-0 leading them to a score of 37-34, then a 14-6 in the last 4 minutes before the halftime; allowing them to lead at halftime 59-50 after leading the Clippers 31-19 in the second quarter.

After the break, Cleveland maintains and widens the gap gradually, taking 16 points ahead 88-72 at the start of the last quarter (29-22 during those 12 minutes). The Clippers unfortunately don’t find the resources to come back in the final minutes. They pocket the last quarter 27-30 but lost 115-102 logically, less adroit in all areas of the game (51.7% on penalties against 56%, 24% for 3 points against 46%, 67% in the throws francs against 75%, 19 assists against 29, 35 rebounds against 47.

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Victory in overtime against Rockets

Victory in overtime against Rockets

Match marathon tonight at Staples Center, which saw the Clippers 140-132 win with Redick, author of 40 points for a career record with 9/12 for three points, 2 assists, 1 rebound. Opposite ends Dwight Howard with a huge 55 Eval for his 36 points (11/16 and 14/18 for throws), 26 rebounds and 4 assists! Despite the dominance in attack (57.2% against 55% of address for Houston, 3 points to 59% against 34% and 73% in free throws against 63%), the Clippers were scared late in the game with the return of Houston in the money time.

The first 6 minutes saw both teams on an equal footing (14-14) before Los Angeles does makes a 19-7 team that puts Luc Mbah a Moute (20 minutes, 5 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal) in 33-21 head. Houston holds good and back to 5 points in the second quarter-time 45-40, but LA maintains a gap of 7 points at the break 59-52, despite having allowed this period to 26-31 Rockets.

In the second half, the Clippers will have up to 16 points ahead. They escape in the third quarter, thanks to 3-point shots Redick, Paul Pierce and Chris Paul (28 points, 6 rebounds, 12 assists, 6 steals). LA leads 94-80 at the start of the last quarter after pocketing the third 35-28. So we think the folded portion, Houston remade his delay and carries a huge last quarter (28-42). With a 16-6 in the final two minutes and a crazy money time, the Rockets back 1 point to 3 points 118-117 thanks to Thornton. Redick 11 seconds of the term has 3 points ahead after two shots 122-119 francs, but the Rockets managed to pull the extension with the new 3 points of Thornton.

Crawford and Redick start the extension by 3 points each (128-122), then Paul adds his own to lead 131-124. An advantage is that the Clippers will keep until late in the game to win 140-132.

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After bowing to the Kings, who ended a 10-game winning streak, the Clippers leave ahead with the 27th victory of the season. LAC remains fourth in the West.

Victory in front of Heat 104-90

Victory in front of Heat 104-90

By winning against the Miami Heat 104-90, the Clippers got their 10th consecutive win, despite the absences of Blake Griffin (partial tear of a tendon of the left quadriceps) and DeAndre Jordan, sick. Little used early in the season, Cole Aldrich achieved its best performance with 19 points, 3 assists and 7 rebounds, while Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford and Paul Pierce with 15 points end.

Los Angeles was starting on a 9-2 before the Heat 15-15 then returns to take the lead 15-23 thanks to a 8-0. As the face of Pelicans, the first quarter is winded and Miami turns into 17-25 lead. The Heat continues its course in the lead and widened the gap in the second quarter, with up to 16-point lead on a 3-point Beno Udrih (31-47). Paul Pierce responds in turn by a 3-point who has the gift to awaken the Clippers. Players Doc Rivers enchainent a 14-5 to pocket the second quarter-time 28-27, and pick up to 45-52 at the break.

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In the second half, the Clippers will fly over the game, especially in the third quarter (34-17). LA back in front 53-52, then makes a 13-0 takes 12point lead 69-57 with Aldrich. Miami recovers and returns to 71-63 8 points, but the Clippers are good and keep away until the end of the period. At the start of the last quarter, the Clippers 79-69 lead. In 2’30, they record a 8-0 (87-69), which ideally helped them in controlling the end of the game. The Clippers have up to 19 points ahead 99-80, pocketing quarter 25-21 and 104-90 game. A result obtained thanks to interceptions (18 against 5, including 8 for Pablo Prigioni).

Luc Mbah a Moute and his strengthened their position in the West thanks to this 26th win (13 for losses) and approach OKC third with 28 wins to 12 losses).

Victory after overtime in front of the Pelicans

Victory after overtime in front of the Pelicans

New Orleans gave a hard time in Los Angeles, during a match in which the Clippers have alternated with good and average. Capable of large series as in the second quarter (30-12), LA has also missed time with precision (53% of address free throws) or intensity as in the first and 4th quarter. Chris Paul (25 points, 11 assists, 5 rebounds) has often marked and relaunched the machine at key moments, while Luc Mbah a Moute (14 6/6 points, 5 rebounds) was key to the rebound in the final moments the match.

The Pelicans took the game to their account in the first minutes, facing clumsy Clippers and not yet entered the game (11-17). Chris Paul gives a little to his up to 3 points and then serving Jamal Crawford (21 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists). Los Angeles 18-17 passes but passive defense gives way to the Pelicans who profit to pocket the first quarter-time 19-24. The second quarter time starts on the same dynamic, and New Orleans escapes 19-30. Stung, the Clippers will at once stimulate their game and finally show their true colors. They enchainent 30 points in 9 minutes and take up to 9-point lead (52-43) before pocketing the 37-25 quarter-time and turn in the lead 56-49 at the break.

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On resumption, Gordon Anderson and reposition the Pelicans to 2 points (56-54) before the Clippers will keep away until the end of the third quarter, without killing the meeting so we feel Yet the men of Doc Rivers able to shelter. At the start of the last 12 minutes, LA leads 84-76 8 points. In the last quarter, the Clippers are 90-78 ahead 12 points, but the Pelicans do not giving up and will operate an incredible return. Evans first allows them to go back to 5 points (90-85) and Jrue Holiday between 5 straight points to go back to two points 98-96 at 3’25. At 1’30, Jordan misses two free throws and a chance to get ahead (100-98). Redick in turn misses a free throw and the Clippers make up only 3 points ahead to 5 seconds left (101-98). The time required to return Holiday (101-101), entering its three throws to 1’6 seconds after a foul on his 3-point attempts. The Clippers try an alley-oop to Jordan in the last second, but fail and end up in overtime.

Five minutes during which Jrue Holiday is still noted by her shooting and allowing Pelicans lead 105-106. Johnson makes a three-point to put the Clippers ahead. An advantage is that they do not let go until the buzzer. Chris Paul first returned a shoot in a very complicated position (111-106) and Luc Mbah a Moute takes a big bounce and has two free throws for a foul. The Cameroonians 1/2 mark (113-109) and Evans manages two shots back to 2 points 113-111 in 10 seconds of the term. Duel of free throws in the final seconds, as Johnson from 1/2 to 9 seconds. The Pelicans fail on their last possession, leaving victory to slip Clippers 114-111.

This is the ninth consecutive win for the Clippers, still 4th Conf West (28 wins / 13 losses).

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The Clippers dominated the Hornets 97-83.

The Clippers dominated the Hornets 97-83.

The series continues for the Clippers who enchainent an eighth consecutive victory, winning 97-83 on their floor facing the Hornets.Chris Paul scored 25 points 7 rebounds and 7 assists, well supported by Jamal Crawford (19 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists) and JJ Redick (17 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists).

Everything started well for the Clippers, which in the first quarter-time take control of the match. On a 3-point Redick, THE leads 18-10 and 21-12 on a new 3 points of the same JJ A difference of 9 points which will not move until the end of the quarter, Los Angeles leading 27-18. The second quarter-time is different, and Charlotte goes back into the game. Jeremy Lamb dunk and allows the Hornets to level 37-37, then he scored the last point of the period on a 3-point that puts Charlotte in front 43-46 at the break, after pocketing the 28-16 quarter-time on a beautiful series 21-9.

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On resumption, the Clippers will pass before. Luc Mbah a Moute (18 ‘, 4 points, 4 rebounds, 1 steal) THE brings 1 point (45-46) and a 3-point shot Chris Paul Clippers allows take control (50-48). The Clippers began a 15-3 series that gives them nine points ahead 58-49 before Charlotte will resume. The Clippers outweigh the 3rd Quarter 27-18 and 70-64 lead by 6 points before the start of the last. A period during which the Hornets never only returned to the level of Clippers, who have dominated and increased the gap to 14 points.27-19 in the final 12 minutes for a 97-83 final victory.

Los Angeles confirms its 4th place in the West with 24 wins to 13 losses. The Hornets then record their sixth defeat in a row (11th in the East).