Monta Ellis had 32 points, five rebounds, and four assists, leading the Golden State Warriors to a 104-97 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night, the second straight loss for Los Angeles. The Clippers lost consecutive games for the first time since December 28-30.
Ellis was 4-of-4 from three-point range on the night.
Chris Paul led the Clippers (19-11) with 24 points and added six assists and four rebounds, but also had five turnovers. Blake Griffin added 21 points and nine rebounds for the Clippers, who shot 42.9% on the night.
Mo Williams hit his first six three-point attempts en route to 22 points off the bench. The Sixth Man of the Year candidate scored 13 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter. Williams ended the night 6-for-7 from distance and on the season is shooting 41.2% from beyond the arc.
David Lee had 24 points and 13 rebounds for the Warriors (12-17), who shot 45.8% from the field on the night.
The Clippers finish their pre-All-Star break schedule Wednesday night at Staples Center against the Denver Nuggets.
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