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Clippers lead all the way to beat Nuggets 112-91

  • Article by: BETH HARRIS
  • Associated Press
  • December 22, 2013 - 12:10 AM

LOS ANGELES — Jamal Crawford scored 27 points, hitting six 3-pointers, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 112-91 Saturday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

Blake Griffin added 24 points and 16 rebounds, and Chris Paul had 10 points and 11 assists for the Clippers, who got Matt Barnes back after missing 16 games with an eye injury. DeAndre Jordan had 12 rebounds.

Wilson Chandler scored all of his 19 points in the first half and Timofey Mozgov had 15 points and nine rebounds for the Nuggets. They lost for the third straight game and the third time in their last five. Ty Lawson added 13 points as Denver was held to 35 percent shooting.

Nuggets starter Kenneth Faried rolled his left ankle at 8:45 of the first quarter and didn't return.

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