Griffin scores 25 to help Clippers beat Thunder 110-108

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Blake Griffin scored 25 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 110-108 on Friday night to improve their best start in franchise history to 8-1.

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook missed what would have been a game-winning 3-pointer in the closing seconds.

Jamal Crawford scored 19 points and Chris Paul added 17 points and 10 assists for the Clippers, who have won five straight and have the league's best record.

The Clippers avenged their only loss of the season. The Thunder won 85-83 on Nov. 2 in Los Angeles.

Westbrook had 29 points, 14 rebounds and nine assists. Victor Oladipo scored 18 points, Enes Kanter had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Andre Roberson added 13 points and nine rebounds for Oklahoma City (6-3).