Danny Granger had 25 points and eight rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 102-89 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night at Conseco Fieldhouse. The loss snapped a two-game win streak for the Clippers and was the first of three consecutive nights with road games for Los Angeles, who is 7-10 in their last 17 games.
Blake Griffin led the Clippers with 23 points and 10 rebounds, and Nick Young scored 13 points and grabbed five rebounds in his first start as a Clipper. As a team, the Clippers made just six of 22 shots from three-point range (27.3%) and only nine of their 20 free throws (45%).
Chris Paul had 16 points and had eight assists in defeat.
Tyler Hansbrough scored 17 points off the bench for Indiana, who had three reserves score in double figures. The Pacers' bench outscored the Clippers reserves 50-23..
The Clippers continue their road trip Wednesday night in Oklahoma City to face the Thunder, owners of the best record (34-11) in the Western Conference.
For more news and information on Clippers basketball, be sure to read Clips Nation.