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Blake Griffin had a huge game for the Los Angeles Clippers as they came back from a double-digit deficit to beat the Utah Jazz, 105-104.
The Los Angeles Clippers rallied from a double-digit second-half deficit to beat the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City, 105-104. The Clippers improved to 11-6 on the season and won their third straight game, while the Jazz fell to 9-10 and have lost three of their own.
Despite trailing 83-73 to start the third quarter, Los Angeles managed to come all the way back for the win. The Clippers started out the fourth quarter with a 16-7 run to cut the lead to one, then Chris Paul gave the Clippers a 101-99 lead with 39 seconds left. Los Angeles hung in from there by making their free throws.
Blake Griffin led the Clippers with 30 points and 11 rebounds on 14-20 shooting. Paul provided amble assistance with 14 points and nine assists, and Jamal Crawford put in 20 points off the bench. The Jazz had five players reach double figures, with Mo Williams leading the way with 20 points and 12 assists.