Trans. Mar 12 11:22 ET (Mar 12 11:22 ET ) When Blake Griffin soared past Stephen Curry and hammered home his one-handed rebound of Danny Granger's missed jumper, the slam emphasized everything that's so impressive about the Los Angeles Clippers' nine-game winning streak. The Clippers are on this roll against good teams, at a perfect time for their playoff preparations - and just like Griffin's mind-blowing dunk, they're doing it with style. Griffin had 30 points and 15 rebounds, Granger added 18 points off the bench, and the Clippers surged past the Golden State Warriors 111-98 Wednesday night. Chris Paul had 16 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds for the Clippers, who split their four-game season series against their Pacific Division rivals with an impressive finish to a tight game.
Blake Griffin had 30 points and 15 rebounds, Danny Granger added 18 points off the bench, and the Los Angeles Clippers surged past the Golden State Warriors 111-98 Wednesday night for their ninth straight victory. Chris Paul had 16 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds for the Clippers, who split their four-game season series against their Pacific Division rivals with an impressive finish to a tight game. Los Angeles has the third-longest winning streak in club history and the team's best record after 66 games (46-20). Klay Thompson scored 26 points and David Lee had 20 for the Warriors, whose five-game winning streak ended with their fourth straight loss to the Clippers at Staples Center.
Blake Griffin put up 30 points and added 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Clippers defeat the Golden State Warriors, 111-98. This is the ninth win in a row for Los Angeles (46-20). The streak began with a 125-117 victory over Oklahoma City on February 23rd. Other top performers for Los Angeles were Danny Granger with 18 points and 6 rebounds, Chris Paul with 16 points and 12 assists, and DeAndre Jordan with 10 points and 11 rebounds.
Blake Griffin is nothing short of a lightning rod - for teammates, opposing players and referees. He also can play any kind of game required to keep the Los Angeles Clippers near the top of the Western Conference standings. Griffin scored 22 of his 37 points in the first quarter and made 14 of 16 shots before fouling out, and the Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 112-105 on Monday night for their eighth straight victory. ''I didn't even realize he had 22 in the first quarter until halftime,'' point guard Chris Paul said.