Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/19/12
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SAN ANTONIO -- Blake Griffin scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 92-87 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night at the AT&T Center. The Clippers, who led the whole second half, let the Spurs back in when Manu Ginobili's driving layup made it 89-87 with 1:26. However, Chris Paul hit a turnaround jumper with 24 seconds to go, and then Eric Bledsoe connected on a free throw to give Los Angeles enough margin for the win. Paul finished with 19 points and eight assists. Matt Barnes added 14 points, DeAndre Jordan had 13, and Jamal Crawford scored 12 for the Clippers (8-2). Los Angeles defeated San Antonio twice in a season for the first time since 1996-97. The Clippers defeated the Spurs 106-84 on Nov. 7. San Antonio, playing without forward Stephen Jackson, who fractured his right little finger in the first quarter, struggled from the field, shooting 35 percent. Both teams' aggressiveness escalated in the third quarter, wit...
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