Chris Paul scored 36 points and had nine assists, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 103-95 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night at Staples Center. The Clippers (20-11) picked up their 20th win of the season in their 31st game of the season, 21 games faster than last season.
Paul was on fire on the night, making 11 of his 16 field goals and 11 of 12 free throws. Paul made three of seven from three-point range and eight of nine shots from two-point range for the Clippers, who shot 44.2% on the night.
Blake Griffin had 27 points, 12 rebounds, and five assists on the night, teaming with center DeAndre Jordan for a formidable frontcourt. Jordan grabbed 16 rebounds and had three blocks to go with his 10 points.
Former UCLA Bruin Arron Afflalo led Denver with 20 points on the night, while Jordan Hamilton chipped in with 18 points and seven rebounds. The Clippers are 2-1 against the Nuggets this season.
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