Chris Paul scored 19 points and had 13 assists to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 101-85 win over the Memphis Grizzlies Saturday afternoon at Staples Center, snapping their three-game losing streak. Randy Foye added 18 points for the Clippers, who improved to 16-8 at home this season.
The Clippers built a 33-17 lead after the first quarter and never looked back. Blake Griffin had 20 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists for the Clippers, who shot 50% from the field.
Zach Randolph scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Memphis in his fifth game back from a torn right MCL. O.J. Mayo added 13 points for the Grizzlies, who shot 42.3% from the field. The Grizzlies (25-21) have lost three straight games and five of their last six contests, and remain in Los Angeles to battle the Lakers Sunday night.
The Clippers continue their homestand Monday night, hosting the New Orleans Hornets at Staples Center.
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