J.J. Redick/Photo courtesy of Los Angeles Clippers
The Clippers led by as many as 14 points over the Denver Nuggets in the first quarter Sunday. By the time halftime rolled around, the Clippers led by just four (52-48) at Staples Center.
J.J. Redick led the Clippers with 10 points, Chris Paul and Jeff Green each scored nine and DeAndre Jordan had eight points and 11 rebounds.
The Clippers (44-27) shot 43.5 percent in the half.
D.J. Augustin led the Nuggets (31-42) with 16 points off the bench and Gary Harris scored 11. Denver shot 39.1 percent.