NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 93, New York 80

March 17, 2013 at 6:53 PM

LOS ANGELES, March 17 (UPI) -- Chris Paul paced the Los Angeles Clippers with 20 points Sunday and they stayed on a roll with a 93-80 win over injury-riddled New York.

Paul also ignited the offense with eight assists.

Caron Butler scored 14 points as Los Angeles claimed its seventh victory in 10 games. Blake Griffin produced a double-double of 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Clippers.

The Knicks, playing without all-stars Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler -- both out with knee injuries -- were led by J.R. Smith with 17 points.

Raymond Felton provided 16 and nine assists in New York's fourth straight loss.

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