Paul's 33 leads Clippers
OKLAHOMA CITY – Chris Paul had 33 points and nine assists, J.J. Redick added 25 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat Oklahoma City 120-108 on Wednesday night, ending the Thunder's seven-game home winning streak.
DeAndre Jordan had 18 points and 17 rebounds for the Clippers, who are fighting for a top-four seed in the Western Conference playoffs.
Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook, who had triple-doubles in five of his previous six games, had 24 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and a career-high 10 turnovers. Reserve Anthony Morrow scored 26 points for the Thunder.
•BULLS DIG DEEP: Aaron Brooks scored seven of his season-high 31 points in overtime to help the shorthanded Chicago Bulls beat the Philadelphia 76ers 104-95 on the road. Pau Gasol had 27 points and 16 rebounds, and Nikola Mirotic finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Bulls. They stopped a three-game skid without four regulars. Ish Smith had 23 points for the 76ers.
•BIG THREE LEAD KINGS: Ben McLemore scored 27 points, Rudy Gay added 26, and the Sacramento Kings ended a four-game losing streak with a 113-106 victory over the host Charlotte Hornets. DeMarcus Cousins had 20 points and 14 rebounds for the Kings.
•TOUGH IN CLUTCH: Marcus Smart converted a go-ahead three-point play with 52 seconds left, Avery Bradley added a clutch jumper with eight seconds left and the Boston Celtics beat the Memphis Grizzlies with a 95-92 victory at home.