NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 107, Miami 101

Nov. 15, 2012 at 1:26 AM
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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Jamal Crawford helped break the game open in the third period Wednesday, pushing the Los Angeles Clippers to a 107-101 win over Miami.

Los Angeles outscored the Heat 13-4 over the final 3:45 of the third quarter, took an 11-point lead into the final 12 minutes and increased the advantage to 20 inside the 6-minute mark.

Miami fell to 2-2 on its six-game road trip, which will conclude with stops in Denver and Phoenix.

Crawford came off the bench to make 7-of-11 from the field and all six of his free-throw attempts for 22 points. Blake Griffin had 20 points and 14 rebounds, Chris Paul added 16 and Caron Butler had 15.

The Clippers shot 48 percent and made 10-of-21 from 3-point range.

LeBron James scored 28 points for Miami, but needed 23 shots from the field to do it. Chris Bosh added 13 points while hitting just 3-of-13 from the field.

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