Recap - Clippers Defeat Washington 94-87
|Recap - Clippers Defeat Washington 94-87|
Chris Paul scored 22 points and added 11 assists for a double-double, leading Los Angeles over Washington, 94-87, on Saturday at STAPLES Center.
The Clippers earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 13-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 195.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Los Angeles got 17 points from Blake Griffin and another 11 points from Eric Bledsoe. Chris Paul contributed 11 assists, while Blake Griffin cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Washington got 24 points from John Wall in a losing cause and another 13 points from Bradley Beal. John Wall contributed 6 assists for the Wizards, while Emeka Okafor had 12 rebounds.
The Clippers hit the break leading 47-40 before taking care of business in the second half.
Los Angeles had a 58-43 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 Wizards will aim to get back on the winning track at Portland.