LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Darren Collison
stepped in for the injured Chris Paul
and scored 21 points Monday, leading the Los Angeles Clippers' 101-81 win over Orlando.
Collison connected on 8-of-11 shots and distributed seven assists for the Clippers, who learned Sunday they had lost all-star point guard Paul for up to six weeks with separated shoulder.
Blake Griffin supplied 16 points, eight rebounds and six assists and DeAndre Jordan hauled down 17 rebounds to go with 14 points for Los Angeles, which was coming off a loss to San Antonio Saturday.
Jamal Crawford netted 13 points and handed out eight assists.
Maurice Harkness paced the Magic with 22 points and six rebounds off the bench.
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