The Clippers maintained their second quarter rally and took a 56-46 advantage into halftime.
Los Angeles outscored the Nuggets 35-20 in the second quarter.
The Clippers defense has shut down the Nuggets’s Chauncey Billups – who only has four points so far, although Carmelo Anthony has 21.
L.A. has nine players who have scored so far, with Rasual Butler still leading the team with 16. DeAndre Jordan has shot 4-for-5 with eight points and several players have six or more, including Al Thornton (with 7), Sebastian Telfair (6) and Craig Smith (8).