NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 137, Houston 118

Nov. 5, 2013 at 1:24 AM
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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- J.J. Redick led a potent Clippers attack with 26 points Monday and Los Angeles scored 78 first-half points in its 137-118 rout of previously unbeaten Houston.

Chris Paul struck for 23 points and dished off 17 assists while Jamal Crawford drained six 3-pointers en route to 21 points for the Clippers, whose first-half output tied a club record.

Blake Griffin had 18 points to go with seven rebounds and Jared Dudley added 15 points as Los Angeles improved to 3-1 starting the season.

Omri Casspi came off the bench to net 19 points and grab nine rebounds for the Rockets, who had begun the season with three straight wins.

James Harden (15 points), Chandler Parsons, Jeremy Lin, Francisco Garcia (14 each), Dwight Howard (13, nine rebounds) and Greg Smith (12) all reached double figures for Houston.

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