Even with six players scoring in double figures, the Clippers (12-15) dropped one to the Spurs in San Antonio.
The Spurs (15-10) countered the Clippers’ balanced scoring with their own. Seven players scored in double figures for San Antonio, led by Tony Parker’s 19 and Tim Duncan’s 13.
Chris Kaman led the Clips in scoring and rebounding with 23 points and 15 boards, while Rasual Butler had 18 off the bench, Baron Davis had 11 and Eric Gordon and Al Thornoton had 10 apiece.
After escaping a potential game-winning shot at the regulation buzzer by Philadelphia, the Clippers come out in the overtime period strong – outscoring the Sixers 13-8 to win 112-107.
Chris Kaman led the Clips with 24 points, while Baron Davis had 20 and Rasual Butler had 18 off the bench. Eric Gordon was also in double figures with 17 while Al Thornton added 12 and Marcus Camby 11. Camby had an incredible 22 rebounds for Los Angeles (11-15) and Kaman had 11. Davis finished the game 13 assists.
did you see his behind-the-back, no-look pass to Davis while falling out of bounds and into the bench?
Now its 110-103 Clips – 42 seconds left
Andre Iguodala’s shot at the last second of regulation would have won it for the Sixers, but it didn’t beat the clock – which would have given the Sixers the 101-99 win.
Instead, the Clippers capitalize on the second opportunity and have taken a 110-102 lead in the overtime period.
The Clippers are leading 60-47. Three Clippers are in double-figure scoring with Chris Kaman with 18 points and 10 rebounds; Baron Davis 13 points and six assists and Eric Gordon, who has 10 points.
Marreese Speights leads the Sixers with 12 points and four rebounds.
The game is being played during a fierce snow storm in Philadelphia.
Several of the Clippers had double-doubles and six guys scored in double figures for the Clippers as they down the Timberwolves 120-95 in Minneapolis.
Chris Kaman (23 points, 10 rebounds) Marcus Camby (10 pts, 18 reb, 6 ast, 5 blocks) and Baron Davis (13 pts, 13 ast, 8 reb) all led Los Angeles (11-13) with a balanced attack. Eric Gordon led the team in scoring with 25 points while Rasual Butler had 21 and Al Thornton 14.
The Clippers were firing on all cylinders, shooting over 50% from the field and 43% from three point land. Butler went 5-for-8 from behind the arc.
UCLA’s Kevin Love led the Wolves with 19 points and Al Jefferson added 18.
The Clippers have back-to-back games on Friday and Saturday, playing the Knicks at Madison Square Garden and then the 76ers in Philly.
The Clippers will try to get back on track when they host the Indiana Pacers on Saturday at 7:30 pm. Bring a new toy for the Los Angeles Clippers Foundation toy drive benefiting Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times and you’ll receive an autographed photo.
Clippers can get to .500 with the win.