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Clippers beat NBA-leading Thunder 112-100 behind 20-plus points from Paul, Griffin, Butler
LOS ANGELES (AP) ' Chris Paul had 26 points and 14 assists, Blake Griffin added 22 points and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated Oklahoma City 112-100 Monday night, snapping the Thunder's four-game winning streak in a matchup of division leaders.
Caron Butler also had 22 points, Chauncey Billups scored 13, Mo Williams 12 and DeAndre Jordan had 11 with 11 rebounds as the Pacific-leading Clippers dunked with high-flying abandon against the team with the NBA's best record at 16-4. They won their third in a row to follow up a 109-105 victory at Denver a night earlier that began a stretch of five games in seven nights.
Kevin Durant had 36 points and 13 rebounds, and Russell Westbrook added 31 for the Northwest-leading Thunder, whose league-best road record dropped to 8-3.