The Los Angeles Clippers are finding different ways to extend their winning streak, though they might be more concerned with the status of their two banged-up stars.
With Chris Paul and Blake Griffin insisting they'll be ready, the Clippers seek their 11th straight victory Sunday night when the Cleveland Cavaliers go for a three-game sweep of their Western trip.
Trailing by 10 in the third quarter, Los Angeles (47-20) put together a 20-2 run en route to a 96-87 win at Utah on Friday. Amid the surge, however, the Clippers received a scare when Paul landed awkwardly on his left ankle while driving for a layup.
"It was the freakiest thing ever," Paul said. "I laid it up, nobody was around me; I landed and my foot was on the (basket) stanchion."
The All-Star guard remained in the game, limping up and down the court during the third-quarter burst. He still had seven points and three assists in the six-minute run before quickly getting the ankle taped between quarters.
Paul ended up with ...