Paul helps Clippers beat the Heat

LeBron James and Miami Heat lose to Los Angeles Clippers

DeAndre Jordan had 18 points and nine rebounds to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the NBA champion Miami Heat 99-89 in an exhibition game Sunday.

Jamal Crawford had 15 points, and Blake Griffin added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Clippers.

Rodney Carney led Miami with 15 points. LeBron James had 11 points in 20 minutes in front of a crowd of 17,292 at Mercedes-Benz Arena.

Clippers point guard Chris Paul saw his first action following offseason thumb surgery. He played 22 minutes and produced four points, six assists and five rebounds.

On Thursday night in Beijing, James scored 20 points in Miami's 94-80 victory over the Clippers.

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