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NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 101, Memphis 92

Nov. 1, 2012 at 1:27 AM   |   Comments

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- A hot shooting performance from Jamal Crawford and a dominating fourth quarter Wednesday led the Los Angeles Clippers past Memphis 101-92.

Crawford made his debut for the Clippers, his sixth NBA team in a 13-year career. He made 10-of-14 from the field and hit 6-of-8 from the foul line while scoring 29 points.

The Clippers trailed by four heading into the fourth quarter, but pulled away late while outscoring the Grizzlies in the period 28-15.

Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan both had 12 points for Los Angeles and Blake Griffin had 11. The Clippers hit 51 percent of their field goal attempts, helping make up for their 22 turnovers.

Rudy Gay paced Memphis with 25 points and Marc Gasol added 20.

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