Detroit vs Los Angeles Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 112-103
Chris Paul scored 28 points and chipped in with 15 assists for Los Angeles on Saturday, leading the Clippers to a 112-103 victory over Detroit at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 13.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 216.5.
Los Angeles got 25 points from Blake Griffin and another 14 points from Matt Barnes. Chris Paul contributed 15 assists, while DeAndre Jordan cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Pistons got a 22-point performance from Jonas Jerebko, who was supported by 19 points from Brandon Jennings. Will Bynum had 10 assists in a losing cause for Detroit, while Andre Drummond grabbed 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 56-55 at the break.
Detroit won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-40.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bucks. The Pistons will aim to get back on the winning track at Utah.