Griffin, Paul lead Clippers to 120-100 win over Suns
PHOENIX (AP) — Blake Griffin and Chris Paul scored 23 points each and the Los Angeles Clippers used a 15-0 fourth-quarter run to beat the Phoenix Suns 120-100 on Sunday night.
J.J. Redick scored 20 and DeAndre Jordan added 18 for the Clippers, who are 3-0 against the Suns this season. Los Angeles has won nine of its past 11 against Phoenix.
Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points and Eric Bledsoe added 17 for the Suns, who have lost two straight after winning seven in a row at home.
The Suns made a final rally early in the fourth. After Paul gave the Clippers an eight-point lead with 8:19 left, Isaiah Thomas and Gerald Green hit consecutive 3-pointers to pull Phoenix to 96-94 with 7:30 to go.
But Redick hit a 3, Paul scored four points and the Clippers had their 15-0 run to open a 111-94 lead with 3:53 to play.