It’s Clippers Who Bring The Noise In Resounding Win Over Thunder: From the looks of things, the Clippers have accepted the challenge that this difficult week might bring.
Day 2 of The Gauntlet on Monday night brought the Clippers a showdown with the Oklahoma City Thunder, the team with the best record in the NBA and two of the league’s top young stars in Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.
And it didn’t turn out to be much of a problem for the Clippers, not with six of them scoring in double figures and Blake Griffin putting on another dunk show during their 112-100 victory over the Thunder at Staples Center.
Chris Paul directed the attack, producing a double-double with 26 points on 12-for-16 shooting and 14 assists, doing his part to help the Clippers build leads as big as 22 points. Paul scored 15 of the team’s last 31 points.
Griffin did his share to help the Clippers win to back-to-back games by scoring 22 points, including yet another stupendous dunk, over Kendrick Perkins in the third quarter.
Caron Butler had 22 points on nine-for-16 shooting, four for eight from three-point range. Continue Reading…