The Los Angeles Clippers manhandled the San Antonio Spurs 106-84, using a 35-21 third quarter to pull away. In a rematch of the Western Conference semifinals which San Antonio swept 4-0, the Clippers had no trouble on this night, shooting 56% from the field, outrebounding San Antonio 45-28, and forcing 20 Spurs turnovers.
The Clippers were led by their big men, who both registered double-doubles. Blake Griffin registered 22 points and 10 rebounds, while DeAndre Jordan had 20 points and 11 rebounds. Eric Bledsoe and Matt Barnes added a combined 27 points off the bench, and Chris Paul had 10 points and 12 assists.
The Spurs only had two players scoring in double figures in Danny Green (12 points) and Tim Duncan (10 points), as they shot 41% as a team and got minimal efforts from Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili (4-15 combined shooting, 13 combined points). The Spurs fall to 4-1 on the season, while the Clippers move to 3-2.
Spurs vs. Clippers final score: Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan dominate, L.A. wins 106-84
Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan both registered double-doubles, as the twin towers of the Los Angeles Clippers routed the San Antonio Spurs.