Clippers Vs. Lakers Final Score: Chris Paul Dominates, Suffers Hamstring Injury In 102-94 Win

Chris Paul had another magnificent outing Saturday night, scoring 33 points to lead the Los Angeles Clippers over the Los Angeles Lakers 102-94 at Staples Center in the first regular season meeting between the two Pacific Division foes. However, the victory was dampened somewhat by Paul leaving the game with four minutes remaining with a strained left hamstring. He did not return.

Paul had six assists, four rebounds, and three steals to go with his season-high point total, abusing Derek Fisher and rookie Darius Morris. The Clippers have won five straight home games and are 21-6 in their last 27 home games, dating back to last season.

The Clippers, who have struggled on the boards early this season, outrebounded the lengthy Lakers 50-42 on the night, and grabbed 17 rebounds. Blake Griffin led the way with 14 rebounds to go with his 22 points, while DeAndre Jordan and Reggie Evans chipped in with a combined 18 boards in 45 minutes on the night.

Chauncey Billups hit four three-pointers en route to 19 points for the Clippers, who shot 41.2% on the night. The Clippers host New Jersey on Monday afternoon at Staples Center.

For more news and information on the local NBA teams, be sure to read Clips Nation and Silver Screen and Roll.

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