Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Jamal Crawford tallied 24, and the Los
Angeles Clippers got double-doubles from Blake Griffin and Chris Paul in a
105-89 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Griffin ended with 16 points and 11 rebounds, while Paul contributed 11 points
and 15 assists, as the Clippers notched their fourth straight win and eighth
in their last nine tries.
Caron Butler donated 13 points for the Clippers, who gained their first
victory in Cleveland since March 10, 2002, the year before LeBron James was
drafted by the Cavaliers. This was just their fifth win in the last 21
meetings overall against the Cavs.
The Cavaliers were simply overmatched, especially considering Kyrie Irving
(hyperextended right knee) was out for a third straight game. Tristan Thompson
had 15 points and 12 rebounds, while Dion Waiters scored 17, one more than
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