NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 107, Utah 94

Feb. 24, 2013 at 1:06 AM
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LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Caron Butler scored 11 of his 21 points during a big third quarter Saturday that vaulted the Los Angeles Clippers past Utah 107-94.

Blake Griffin joined him with 12 points during the decisive frame, in which the Clippers outscored the Jazz 36-20 to break open a close game and get back on the winning track following a Thursday loss to San Antonio.

Griffin finished with 18 points and seven rebounds.

Lamar Odom also scored 18 off the bench to go with six boards for LA.

Gordon Hayward went 13-of-14 from the free-throw line en route to 23 points and eight rebounds for Utah, which had its three-game winning streak snapped.

Paul Milsap (19 points), Al Jefferson (16) and Enes Kanter (15) also reached double figures for the Jazz.

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