Mar 18, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers guard Nick Young (11) dribbles the ball against the Detroit Pistons at the Staples Center. The Clippers defeated the Pistons 87-83 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE

Clippers Vs. Pistons: L.A. Closes Out Homestand With Overtime Win

The Clippers ended their homestand 3-3.

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Clippers Vs. Pistons Final Score: Chris Paul Leads L.A. Over Detroit In OT, 87-83

It wasn't easy, and it certainly wasn't pretty, but the Los Angeles Clippers ended their homestand with a win on Sunday, defeating the Detroit Pistons in overtime 87-83 at Staples Center. The Clippers closed out their homestand with a pair of weekend wins to finish 3-3 over the eight-day run.

Chris Paul had 19 points, 15 assists, four steals, and no turnovers to lead the Clippers to the win. Blake Griffin added 17 points and 11 rebounds for Los Angeles, who shot just 40.2% from the field during the game, including just four of 20 from three-point range. Caron Butler made just three of 16 shots for his six points, but also had eight rebounds.

Greg Monroe had 23 points and 15 rebounds for the Pistons in defeat, while Tayshaun Prince added 20 points and seven rebounds. The Pistons are just 4-18 on the road this season.

No rest for the weary, as the Clippers have just one day off before beginning a back-to-back-to-back set of road games on Tuesday in Indiana.

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Clippers vs. Rockets: L.A. Dominates Second Half, Comes Away With 95-91 Victory

The Los Angeles Clippers started out slowly with an early Saturday afternoon start, but Chris Paul and Co. picked up the slack in the second half as they pulled away for a 95-91 victory over the Houston Rockets. The win moves them to 25-18 on the season, with a 14-8 mark at home. Houston is now 24-21 on the year, and continue to struggle on the road, dropping to 8-15 away from the comforts of home.

Paul led the way with 23 points, five assists, three rebounds and five steals, and sparked a key run early in the third quarter to pull ahead. Blake Griffin added 18 points and eight rebounds, while Randy Foye added 15 points on 14 shots. DeAndre Jordan brought down 12 rebounds, as well.

The Rockets were a bit shorthanded because of injuries and trades, but they held tough for most of the afternoon. Courtney Lee went 9-for-13 from the field on his way to 23 points, while Chase Budinger added 19 and six rebounds.

Next up for the Clippers: the Detroit Pistons make their way to Staples Center. Tipoff is set for 3:30 p.m. ET.

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Clippers Vs. Rockets Game Score: Sluggish Clippers Trail 47-39 At Halftime

The Los Angeles Clippers have struggled mightily of late with nine losses in their last 14 games, and their misery continued in the first half on Saturday as the Houston Rockets took a 47-39 lead into halftime. Chase Buddinger led the Rockets with 13 points in the opening half.

The Rockets are playing without Kyle Lowry and Kevin Martin, which only adds to the pain for the Clippers, who lost on Thursday night at home to a Phoenix Suns team without Steve Nash and Grant Hill. Courtney Lee added 13 points for Houston, who shot 50% (19 for 38) in the first half.

Blake Griffin had 10 points and five rebounds in the first half for Los Angeles, who shot 38.1% (16 for 42) in the opening 24 minutes. Chris Paul had two points on 1-of-5 shooting for the Clippers.

The Clippers have lost four of their last five home games.

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Clippers Vs. Rockets: Game Time, TV Info, And More

The Los Angeles Clippers continue their homestand Saturday afternoon against the Houston Rockets at Staples Center. The Clippers have lost nine of their last 14 games, and look to get back on track against a team they have beaten twice this season. Here are the relevant details of Saturday's matchup:

Records: Clippers (24-18), Rockets (24-20)

Location: Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles

Time: 12:30 p.m. PDT

TV: Prime Ticket, with Ralph Lawler and Michael Smith on the call

Offensive Efficiency: Clippers, 108.1 points per 100 possessions (fifth in NBA); Rockets, 105.3 (ninth)

Defensive Efficiency: Rockets, 105.0 (17th); Clippers, 105.9 (21st)

Home vs. Road: The Clippers are 13-8 at home this season and 29-13 in their last 42 home games, but they have struggled recently, dropping five of their last seven games at Staples Center. The Rockets are 8-14 on the road and have dropped six of their last eight games away from Houston.

Previous Meetings: The Clippers beat the Rockets 117-89 on January 4 and beat them in overtime 105-103 in Houston on March 4.

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Clippers Schedule 2012: Houston Rockets, Detroit Pistons Come To Town

The Los Angeles Clippers are reeling at this moment. Having lost nine of their last 14 games, the Clippers are suffering through their worst stretch of the season. However, they conclude their six-game homestand with a pair of winnable games at Staples Center over the weekend against the Houston Rockets and Detroit Pistons.

Saturday - Houston at Clippers (12:30 p.m., Prime Ticket): The Clippers have already beaten the Rockets twice this season, a 117-89 home shellacking on January 4 and a 105-103 overtime road win on March 4 in Houston. The Rockets have won three of their last four games and will have had two full days off heading into Saturday's matchup.

Sunday - Detroit at Clippers (12:30 p.m., Prime Ticket): We will know just how bad the slide has gotten for the Clippers if they are unable to beat a Pistons team that is 4-16 away from home this season. But the Clippers will be playing their sixth game in eight days on Sunday, so anything could happen.

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