Clippers vs. Cavaliers: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

December 1st, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

The Los Angeles Clippers were in danger of watching their losing streak stretch to four games Thursday night at Quicken Loans Arena, but they washed away their woes and thrashed the Cleveland Cavaliers in a convincing 113-94 win.

J.J. Redick led the Clippers with 23 points on 9-of-13 shooting (4-of-6 from three), but Blake Griffin turned heads by scoring 13 points while tying a career high with 11 assists.

Chris Paul added 16 points and nine assists, while DeAndre Jordan recorded nine points and 15 rebounds. 

As a team, the Clippers assisted on 33 of 42 made baskets—a number that stood out, considering the Cavaliers posted 12 dimes and 18 turnovers. 

According to Sports Illustrated's Ben Golliver, L.A.'s triumph allowed Paul to best his buddy LeBron James for the first time in more than four years:

Kyrie Irving paced the Cavaliers with 28 points, and James added 16 of his own. But the defending NBA champions floundered on a night when they shot 40.6 percent from the field and 37.5 percent fro ...

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