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Clippers Host Jazz In First Of Two Sunday Games At Staples Center

If today's afternoon matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz is anything like their two-overtime thriller in Utah on November 6, Staples Center will be in for a treat. The Clippers lost that game three weeks ago, 109-107, but have won their last two home games. Utah has beaten the Clippers in eight of their last nine meetings.

Eric Gordon led the Clippers with 32 points on Friday in their loss in Phoenix, the third time he has scored 30 or more points this season. Gordon has led the club in scoring in 11 of their last 13 games, and is averaging 24.5 points per game this season. He has nine games of 25 points or more, tied for the third-highest total in the NBA this season.

Most 25-Point Games This Season
Player Team Games
Kevin Durant OKC 11
Dirk Nowitzki Dal 10
Eric Gordon LAC 9
Kobe Bryant LAL 9
Carmelo Anthony Den 7

Blake Griffin has been hot of late, averaging 28.3 points and 14.2 rebounds in his last four games. On the season, Griffin is averaging a double-double, at 19.3 points and 11.4 rebounds per contest...The Jazz have won three straight games...Today's 12:30 p.m. contest is televised on Prime Ticket.

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