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Blake Griffin scores 31 as L.A. Clippers win at San Antonio

first_imgThe Spurs were 4 for 7 on 3-pointers in the third quarter, but only had a pair of 2-point field goals in the period, both coming in the final two minutes. SAN ANTONIO — Blake Griffin had 31 points and 13 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers rolled to a 105-85 victory over San Antonio on Saturday night, snapping the Spurs’ six-game home winning streak.Chris Paul had 20 points and Spencer Hawes scored 11. DeAndre Jordan added eight points and 19 rebounds while limiting All-Star reserve Tim Duncan to four points, which matched his season low.San Antonio went 10 for 30 on 3-pointers and was outrebounded 56-36.Kawhi Leonard scored 24 points for the Spurs and Danny Green added 16, including five 3-pointers. San Antonio had won four straight over Los Angeles, but this time the Spurs were unable to match the Clippers’ quick pace.The teams combined to take 14 shots in the first 3 minutes. The frenetic pace better suited Los Angeles, which raced to an 11-4 lead that led San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich to call a timeout.Griffin scored 19 points in the first half on 8-for-15 shooting, sprinting the length of the floor for a series of layups, pull-up jumpers and just one dunk.San Antonio had five turnovers in the first quarter. San Antonio was 2 for 12 on 3s, missing six straight.Griffin had 10 points in the third quarter, including a pair of free throws with 43.9 seconds remaining that gave the Clippers an 84-65 advantage.center_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img

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