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.
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).