Jamal Crawford came off the bench and finished with 31 points and recorded 11 assists to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a close victory over the Sacramento Kings, 104-98. This is the 4th victory in a row for Los Angeles (12-5).
Crawford went 12-22 (3-7 from three-point range) in a quality offensive outing. Los Angeles also got solid performances from Blake Griffin with 21 points and 12 rebounds, and DeAndre Jordan with 10 points and 15 rebounds. DeMarcus Cousins had another quality performance for Sacramento despite the loss, putting up 25 points on 11-19 shooting. He also added 9 rebounds, 6 assists and 3 blocks. Derrick Williams contributed 12 points and 6 rebounds and Greivis Vasquez finished with 11 points and 7 assists.
Sacramento (4-10) has now dropped their last 3 in a row.
Coming up, the Clippers square off with the Indiana Pacers, who are 15-1 on the season. The Kings match up with the Golden State Warriors, currently sitting at 9-8 this year. The Kings are 0-1 versus Golden State this season.