The Los Angeles Clippers may have lost their ninth straight game last night, a 124-115 defeat to the New York Knicks, but that doesn't mean the game wasn't exciting. Blake Griffin had a career-best game last night, pouring in 44 points, 15 rebounds, and seven assists, with several highlight dunks along the way. Not only were the 44 points a Clippers franchise rookie record, but they were the second-highest point total by a Clipper in the last 25 years.
|Most Points By A Clipper Since 1986-1987|
Eric Gordon previously held the franchise rookie record for points, with 41 two years ago against the Thunder. There have only been nine 40-point games by a Clipper since the beginning of the 1986-1987 season. Losing is always tough, but the Clippers are playing an exciting brand of basketball, and knowing there is a future is the silver lining behind the dark cloud of a 1-13 start to the season.
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