The Los Angeles Clippers rode hot three point shooting to a victory over the Denver Nuggets, hitting 14 of 24 threes to get a narrow victory. The Clippers now maintain proximity to the Lakers in the Western Conference standings and keep their hopes for the Pacific Division crown alive.
Chris Paul put up 21 points, eight assists, four rebounds and three steals, Blake Griffin added 12 points, seven boards and five assists, Mo Williams and Nick Young nailed seven threes combined, and Caron Butler put in 14 points.
Kenyon Martin had the go-ahead tip-in to make it 98-96 Denver with around half a minute left, Ty Lawson missed the subsequent game-tying layup, and the Clippers iced the game at the free throw line. Lawson had 24 points and six assists to lead the Nuggets.
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