NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 112, Denver 100

Dec. 26, 2012 at 1:40 AM

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Jamal Crawford and Matt Barnes combined for 42 points Tuesday and the Los Angeles Clippers cruised to their 14th straight win, 112-100 over Denver.

Crawford scored 22 points, Barnes added 20, and Chris Paul supplied 14, eight assists and three steals for the Clippers, who improved to an NBA-best 22-6.

Blake Griffin added another 13 points, six assists and six rebounds as Los Angeles outscored Denver 42-22 in the second period to put the game away, extending their franchise-best winning streak.

The Clippers connected on 11 three-pointers.

Kosta Koufos provided 16 points with 10 rebounds and Jordan Hamilton added 16 points off the bench for the Nuggets, who began a three-game road trip with a loss.

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