Baron Davis had 23 points, Chris Kaman scored 20 and Marcus Camby was on fire under the glass with 25 boards along with six points to lead the Clippers to the 104-97 win over the Chicago Bulls at home.
The Clippers (19-22) used a strong second quarter to go ahead of the Bulls (18-22) , who had taken a 26-19 first quarter lead. Los Angeles outscored Chicago 31-21 in the second and then out-gunned the Bulls in every other quarter.
Derrick Rose led Chicago with 23 points and had seven assists, while Luol Deng had 19, Tyrus Thomas scored 18 and Joakim Noah had 14.
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.
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 outscored the Grizzlies 22-0 to end the game and win 98-88 at Staples Center. Eric Gordon started for the first time since his return from an injury and led all scorers with 29 points, with Baron Davis and Marcus Camby had 14 each.
Blake Griffin was spotted before the game in a game uniform and warming up by shooting and doing some light dribbling, but was inactive for the game.
Clippers longtime TV play-by-play man Ralph Lawler and color analyst Michael Smith met with Memphis Grizzlies reserve center Hamed Haddadi, his manager and three representatives of the Alliance of Iranian Americans before the game to express their regrets for the remarks they made about him during the Nov. 18 broadcast from Memphis that led to a one-game suspension for both broadcasters. Coincidentally, there was also an event celebrating Iranian heritage at Staples Center the same day and the large Iranian group sat in one whole section of the arena.
The Clippers held on the lead for the second half – despite a couple of Nugget rallies, spearheaded by Carmelo Anthony – and won 106-99 at Staples Center.
Rasual Butler finished the game with 27 points while Al Thornton added 18, Chris Kaman 13 and Baron Davis had 12, after a slow start.
Anthony lead all scorers with 37 points, shooting 12 of 20 from the field and 12 of 13 from the free throw line. Nene added 18 points, Kenyon Martin 14 and Ty Lawson tossed in 12 for the Nuggets, who fall to 8-4.
The Clippers improve to 5-9, still without #1 pick Blake Griffin and Eric Gordon, both who are out due to injury.