Blake Griffin put up 29 points and recorded 8 assists, while Jamal Crawford added 26 points and 6 assists to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a close victory over the Boston Celtics, 111-105. Los Angeles (25-13) has now won back-to-back games after defeating Orlando Magic on Monday.
Griffin finished 9-14, in a solid outing. Other top contributors for Los Angeles included Darren Collison with 15 points and 6 assists, and DeAndre Jordan with 11 points and 13 rebounds. On 10-18 shooting (1-4 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 3-5 from the free throw line, Avery Bradley scored 24 points for Boston in the loss. Jeff Green added 15 points and 11 rebounds.
Boston (13-23) has now dropped their last six in a row.
Coming up next, the Clippers square off against the Los Angeles Lakers, who are 14-22 on the year. The Celtics match up against the Golden State Warriors, currently 24-14 this season. The Clippers have a 0-1 record against Los Angeles this season.