The Clippers and the Bulls entered the fourth quarter tied at 69. The Clippers then went on a 10-2 run to take an eight-point lead with just over three minutes remaining, 88-80, after
With the win, the Clippers moved up to fifth place from sixth in the Western Conference with a record of 39-21. The Bulls (37-23) are in fourth place in the East.
The Clippers outshot the Bulls from the field, 43.7% to 31%, and outrebounded them, 55-51.
Chris Paul led the Clippers with 28 points and 12 assists. Jamal Crawford had all 16 of his points in the second half.
The teams were each playing without their star players.
Clippers power forward Blake Griffin remained sidelined after having surgery Feb. 9 to remove a staph infection from his right elbow. The Bulls were without point guard Derrick Rose, after the team announced Tuesday that he tore the medial meniscus in his right knee for the second time in 15 months and would require surgery. The Bulls were also without power forward
Bulls shooting guard/small forward