LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan each had a double-double, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the New Orleans Pelicans 108-95 Wednesday night to give coach Doc Rivers a victory over his son’s team.
Griffin had 21 points and 10 rebounds before fouling out with 4:05 left, and Jordan added 14 points and 20 rebounds in the Clippers’ third straight victory. Chris Paul added his own double-double against his former team, with 12 points and 11 assists.
Jared Dudley had 20 points, one of seven Clippers in double figures. Jamal Crawford scored 17 points, making 10 of 11 free throws, and Darren Collison added 14, hitting all nine of his free throws.
Anthony Davis led the Pelicans with 24 points and 12 rebounds in his return after missing seven games with a broken left hand.