Los Angeles Defeats Cleveland 100-92 - Recap
|Los Angeles Defeats Cleveland 100-92 - Recap|
The Clippers got a 30-point performance from Blake Griffin as Los Angeles handed Cleveland a 100-92 defeat on Saturday at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 15-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 201.5.
Eric Gordon had 29 points for Los Angeles and Craig Smith chipped in with 12 points. Blake Griffin had 8 assists for the Clippers, while Blake Griffin was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Cleveland got 28 points from J.J. Hickson in a losing cause and another 18 points from Ramon Sessions. Ramon Sessions contributed 7 assists for the Cavaliers, while J.J. Hickson had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 54-50 at the break.
Cleveland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-34.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Orlando.