Recap - Clippers Defeat Phoenix 112-105
|Recap - Clippers Defeat Phoenix 112-105|
Blake Griffin poured in 37 points for Los Angeles on Monday, as they defeated Phoenix 112-105 at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles did not, however, defeat the Suns against the spread, which closed at 10.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 218.5.
Los Angeles got 20 points from Darren Collison and another 17 points from Chris Paul. Chris Paul contributed 11 assists, while DeAndre Jordan cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
Phoenix got 23 points from Goran Dragic in a losing cause and another 16 points from Gerald Green. Goran Dragic contributed 5 assists for the Suns, while P.J. Tucker had 10 rebounds.
The Clippers hit the break leading 62-45 before taking care of business in the second half.
Los Angeles had a 42-36 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Warriors. The Suns will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cleveland.