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.
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).