Another loss, Clippers vs. Warriors

The Warriors won easily on the Clippers floor, picking up the first quarter 37-19 and keeping the Californians away until the end of the game. The Clippers limited to 39.6% on shots against 47.7% for Golden State, 15 assists against 32, returned to 7 points before the break. Insufficient to worry the Warriors. Jamal Crawford scored 21 points, Marreese Speights 15 points and 9 rebounds, Chris Paul 15 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists.

After a balanced start to the game, visitors put on a 22-4 which left the Clippers at 18 points at the end of the first quarter-time 37-19. The Clippers take over the second quarter with 30-25, but Golden State is ahead at the half-time with 62-44.

Klay Thompson (24 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists) and Stephen Curry (19 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists) managed the second period effectively. They won the 3rd quarter-time 29-26 and the last 24-23 for a final victory 115-98.

The Clippers take a second defeat at home, but remained 3rd in the West with 16 wins and 6 defeats. Next game will be Saturday 10 December against New Orleans.

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