Gordon Helps Clippers Snap Nuggets’ Winning Streak
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Eric Gordon scored 28 points, including four 3-pointers, to help the Los Angeles Clippers snap the Denver Nuggets’ four-game winning streak with a 106-93 victory Wednesday night.
Blake Griffin had 22 points and 18 rebounds to tie a franchise record with his 22nd consecutive double-double, while DeAndre Jordan added 14 points and tied a career high with 20 rebounds for the Clippers.
Los Angeles outrebounded the Nuggets 57-43 to halt a four-game losing streak against Denver.
Carmelo Anthony had 31 points and Chauncey Billups added 25 for the Nuggets, who took their only lead early in the first quarter.
Billups made five of seven 3-pointers, including three in the second half to keep the Nuggets within striking distance.
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