Clippers Stay On Top Of Division After OT Win Over Rockets
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HOUSTON (AP) Chris Paul had 28 points and 10 assists, Blake Griffin added 14 points and 11 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Houston Rockets 105-103 in overtime Sunday night.
Randy Foye had 15 points and Caron Butler and Mo Williams had 14 apiece for the Clippers, who beat Houston for only the eighth time in the last 33 meetings.
Kevin Martin scored 25 points, and Samuel Dalembert and Luis Scola each grabbed 12 rebounds for the Rockets, who’ve lost three in a row after winning their previous four.
Neither team led by more than seven points, and there were 20 ties and 24 lead changes before Paul scored on a drive and sank two free throws in the final minute of overtime to secure the victory.