|Date of game: 1/10/2015
Recap: LA Clippers vs. Dallas
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Blake Griffin had 22 points, seven rebounds and six assists in the Los Angeles Clippers' 120-100 rout of the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday.
Jamal Crawford added 19 points off the bench for the Clippers, who improved to 6-2 on a nine-game homestand. Matt Barnes scored 18 points, Chris Paul tallied 17 points and 13 assists and J.J. Redick contributed 16 points.
"We ran, got stops and tired them out," said Griffin. "We all moved the ball and got easy shots. Hopefully we can build on it."
Dirk Nowitzki ended with 25 points and six rebounds for the Mavericks, who have dropped two straight since a six-game winning streak. Monta Ellis added 23 points and six assists.
Dallas coach Rick Carlisle was ejected after getting two technical fouls in the third quarter.
"Today we had another bad day," said Carlisle.
The game was officiated by two referees after 63-year-old Joe Crawford left in the second quarter with a right knee injury.
The Clippers led 32-24 following Crawford's layup in the opening seconds of the second quarter. However, Dallas scored the next eight points to tie things up.
With the score tied 45-45 late in the second quarter, Los Angeles went on an 11-3 run to make it 56-48 at the half.
The Clippers then started the third stanza on a 14-2 surge. Griffin tallied six points during the burst, including a jumper with 8:39 remaining to make it 70-50.
Los Angeles led 88-72 after three and cruised to victory in the fourth.Game Notes
The Clippers went 3-1 against the Mavericks in 2013-14 ... DeAndre Jordan had
13 points and 15 rebounds for Los Angeles, which shot 52.3 percent from the
field and went 13-of-31 from beyond the arc ... Chandler Parsons ended with 12
points for Dallas.