New Orleans vs Los Angeles Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 107-98
Chris Paul poured in 33 points for Los Angeles on Sunday, as they defeated New Orleans 107-98 at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles did not, however, defeat the Hornets against the spread, which closed at 10 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 182.5.
Los Angeles got 24 points from Randy Foye and another 21 points from Blake Griffin. Chris Paul contributed 13 assists, while Blake Griffin cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
New Orleans got 17 points from Eric Gordon in a losing cause and another 14 points from Al-Farouq Aminu. Greivis Vasquez contributed 7 assists for the Hornets, while Jason Smith had 8 rebounds.
The Clippers hit the break leading 57-52 before taking care of business in the second half.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-36.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face Golden State.