Originally written December 04, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
The road is full of potholes, and the Clippers almost fell into one Monday night. If they had, it wouldn't have been too surprising; teams don't go to EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City with big hopes. The Utah Jazz were one of only three teams still unbeaten at home this season, and they seemed perfectly situated to beat the Clippers. But for all their missteps over the first three quarters, the Clippers rebounded -- and they did it resoundingly. They rallied from 14 points down in the third period, went on a 20-7 run in the fourth and came back for a 105-104 victory, handing the Jazz their first loss in seven home games. "To get one here is huge," said Blake Griffin, who scored a season-high 30 points. "We're fortunate to get out with a win." No doubt about that. After Chris Paul blew past three defenders to score on a driving layup with 39.9 seconds for a 101-99 lead, the Clippers had to hold on. They extended their advantage to 105-101 wh...
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