The Wizards were sky high off their win in Denver, but were looking for just their third road win of the season coming into tonight's showdown at Staples Center.
The game was tight early on, with the Clippers leading 24-22 at the end of the 1st quarter. The Wizards hung around in the 2nd, but Los Angeles extended their lead to 7, taking a 47-40 advantage going into the half.
|Clippers center DeAndre Jordan fights for a rebound with Wizards center Emeka Okafor (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)|
Chris Paul led the Clippers to victory with 22 points and 11 assists. Blake Griffin also contributed a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds. The Wizards were led by John Wall with 24 points and 6 assists in a losing effort.