Philadelphia vs Los Angeles Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 101-72
The battle between the Clippers and 76ers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Philadelphia was handed a 101-72 defeat on Wednesday at STAPLES Center.
The Clippers were a 11-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 194.5.
Los Angeles got 19 points from Chris Paul and another 14 points from Caron Butler. Chris Paul contributed 9 assists, while Blake Griffin cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The 76ers got a 16-point performance from Spencer Hawes, who was supported by 13 points from Thaddeus Young. Spencer Hawes had 7 assists in a losing cause for Philadelphia, while Thaddeus Young grabbed 8 rebounds.
Los Angeles led at halftime, 46-36.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 44 boards, while Philadelphia only had 37.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Brooklyn looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head on the road to face Denver.