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Clippers vs. Kings recap: LA dethrones Sacramento, 116-81

The Los Angeles Clippers continue to be hot offensively, this time at the expense of the Sacramento Kings. The Clips pummeled Sac Town by a margin of 35 points.


Nothing good can come from 17 turnovers in one game, just as the Sacramento Kings. The Kings took to the court against the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night and the hot shooting Clips made them pay for every mistake. LA destroyed the Kings, 116-81.

Blake Griffin's 14 points were one rebound away from a double-double with nine. Chris Paul continues to be money for LA, putting up 14 points, five rebounds and five assists. Jamal Crawford came off the bench to lead the Clippers with 17 points and six assists. Also off the bench, Eric Bledsoe contributed 14 points, four assists and a team-high four steals

The Clippers had such a good night, even Lamar Odom and Ronny Turiaf saw extended time on the floor. In 21 minutes, Odom had six points, five rebounds and five assists. Turiaf added five assists of his own plus two blocked shots in his 17 minutes.

Sacramento's lone positive of the game was Jason Thompson's double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds.

Los Angeles improved it's record to 10-6, tying Golden State for lead in the Pacific Division. The Clips take the court again on Monday in Utah against the Jazz. Tip off is at 6:00 p.m. PT and can be seen on Prime Ticket.