Recap - Clippers Defeat Toronto 118-105
The Clippers got a 36-point performance from Blake Griffin as Los Angeles handed Toronto a 118-105 defeat on Friday at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Clippers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 205.5.
Jamal Crawford had 21 points for Los Angeles and DeAndre Jordan chipped in with 18 points. Darren Collison had 7 assists for the Clippers, while DeAndre Jordan was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Toronto got 36 points from DeMar DeRozan in a losing cause and another 19 points from Kyle Lowry. DeMar DeRozan contributed 8 assists for the Raptors, while Jonas Valanciunas had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 67-51 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 45 boards, while Toronto only had 44.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the 76ers. The Raptors will aim to get back on the winning track vs New Orleans.