PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Jamal Crawford
's 25 points off the bench Thursday helped build an early lead that saw the Los Angeles Clippers hold off the Portland Trail Blazers, 103-90.
DeAndre Jordan and Chris Paul each scored 21 points for Los Angeles, who have won two straight contests for a 4-2 record. Jordan had eight rebounds and Paul contributed six assists.
Nicolas Batum put up 23 points, nine rebounds and five assists for Portland, who have lost two games in a row. Damian Lillard scored 16 points and LaMarcus Aldridge contributed 14 in the loss.
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