Recap - Clippers Defeat Atlanta 89-76
|Recap - Clippers Defeat Atlanta 89-76|
Los Angeles got 16 points from Blake Griffin en route to an 89-76 victory over Atlanta on Sunday at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles was a favorite by 6.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 195.5.
Los Angeles got 15 points from Chris Paul and another 13 points from Caron Butler. Chris Paul contributed 8 assists, while Matt Barnes cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Atlanta got 13 points from Josh Smith in a losing cause and another 11 points from Al Horford. Jeff Teague contributed 6 assists for the Hawks, while Al Horford had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 39-37 at the break.
Atlanta had a 41-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Miami looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Portland.