Chris Paul scored 22 points and dished out nine assists to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 108-100 win over the Sacramento Kings Thursday night at Power Balance Pavilion, in the opening game of a six-game road trip for the Clips. Paul had 15 points in the second half.
Mo Williams delivered 18 points and five assists for the Clippers (21-12) off the bench and Bobby Simmons, who was just signed to a 10-day contract on Monday, scored 13 points off the bench in just his second appearance back in the NBA since 2010.
Blake Griffin added 14 points and nine rebounds for the Clippers, who shot 47.8% on the night, and made 12 of 23 three-pointers.
The game was tied 57-57 at halftime, but the Clippers held the Kings to 35.9% shooting in the second half en route to just 43 points. Sacramento committed 18 turnovers in the contest.
DeMarcus Cousins had 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Kings (12-23).
The Clippers head to Phoenix Friday night to battle the Suns.
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