Griffin leads Clips past Warriors for 9 in a row - NBC Sports

Griffin leads Clips past Warriors for 9 in a row
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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 12: Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers goes up for a dunk against the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center on March 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)
March 13, 2014, 1:09 am

LOS ANGELES (AP) Blake Griffin had 30 points and 15 rebounds, Danny Granger added 18 points off the bench, and the Los Angeles Clippers surged past the Golden State Warriors 111-98 Wednesday night for their ninth straight victory.

Chris Paul had 16 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds for the Clippers, who split their four-game season series against their Pacific Division rivals with an impressive finish to a tight game.

Los Angeles has the third-longest winning streak in club history and the team's best record after 66 games (46-20).

Klay Thompson scored 26 points and David Lee had 20 for the Warriors, whose five-game winning streak ended with their fourth straight loss to the Clippers at Staples Center. Stephen Curry had just 13 points and 11 assists before sitting out the final minutes.

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