Clippers Down Miami 95-89 - Match Report
Chris Paul scored 27 points and added 11 assists for a double-double, leading Los Angeles over Miami, 95-89, on Wednesday at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Clippers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 203.5.
Los Angeles got 20 points from Blake Griffin and another 20 points from Caron Butler. Chris Paul contributed 11 assists, while Blake Griffin cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Miami got 23 points from LeBron James in a losing cause and another 18 points from Mario Chalmers. LeBron James contributed 7 assists for the Heat, while LeBron James had 13 rebounds.
Los Angeles trailed at halftime, 48-43.
Miami had a 50-45 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Miami, they head on the road to face Denver.