Chris Paul scored 24 points and added 13 assists for a double-double, leading Los Angeles over Sacramento, 97-85, on Friday at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Clippers were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 13.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 202.5.
Blake Griffin had 21 points for Los Angeles and Matt Barnes chipped in with 13 points. Chris Paul had 13 assists for the Clippers, while Blake Griffin was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Sacramento got 16 points from Jimmer Fredette in a losing cause and another 12 points from Isaiah Thomas. John Salmons contributed 4 assists for the Kings, while Jason Thompson had 8 rebounds.
Los Angeles led at halftime, 53-39.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 53 boards, while Sacramento only had 32.
Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Suns. Sacramento, meanwhile, will have their next action against Portland.