Jordan, Redick lead Clippers to 122-106 win over Houston
HOUSTON (AP) DeAndre Jordan had 23 points and 14 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers opened up a large halftime lead and never relented en route to a 122-106 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.
Jordan finished 8 of 8 from the floor, with six dunks. JJ Redick added 25 points, including 14 in the first quarter, going 5 of 9 from the 3-point line.
Chris Paul had 15 points and 15 assists for the Clippers (43-24), who shot 56 percent. Jamal Crawford had 14 points and seven assists; and Luc Mbah a Moute, Austin Rivers and Wesley Johnson each had 12 points as the Clippers snapped a two-game skid.
James Harden led Houston (34-34) with 33 points. Michael Beasley had 16 points and eight rebounds off the bench for the Rockets, who shot 49 percent.