The Los Angeles Clippers have come out and made a definitive statement against the Western Conference's top team, as they lead the Oklahoma City Thunder 64-46. The Thunder have been in town since Saturday, after an 11 point road victory over the Golden State Warriors. The Clippers are 9-2 so far this year at home.
Caron Butler leads all Clipper scorers with 16 points. Butler exceeded the 10,000-point mark in the NBA with 5:43 left in the first quarter, having amassed 11 points. Butler is also one rebound short of five rebounds; the Clippers are 7-2 when Butler pulls down five or more rebounds.
DeAndre Jordan has three blocks and seven rebounds. Coming into tonight's game, Jordan was 2nd in the NBA in blocks averaging 3.06 per game.
Chris Paul is the only player in the NBA averaging 17 points and eight assits. He's already hit the eight assist mark for the evening, and is on his way to 17 with eleven so far. The Clippers are 7-0 when Paul scores more than 16 points, and 1-4 when he doesn't.