One streak had to end.
The Warriors' win streak improved to 10 games after their 110-106 win over the
The Clippers led by as many as 17 points in the first half before the Warriors took their first lead of the game, 72-71, with just over 4 minutes left in the third quarter after
The fourth quarter was a battle until the end. With the Warriors up by one point, 103-102, with 1 minute and 10 seconds left, the referees called a foul on
The Warriors entered Tuesday's game having lost their last four games at Staples Center against the Clippers. With the win, the Warriors won their season series with the Clippers, 3-1.
The Clippers' bench was outscored by the Warriors' reserves, 34-12, as Jamal Crawford missed yet another game because of a bruise in his right calf. The Warriors also moved the ball much better, getting 28 assists to the Clippers' 19.
In Blake Griffin's ninth game back since having surgery to remove a staph infection from his right elbow, he had 40 points on 16 for 25 shooting from the field, 12 rebounds and five assists. Chris Paul had 27 points -- though it took him 17 shots to get them -- and nine assists.
The Warriors were led by Curry and Thompson, who had 27 and 25 points, respectively.
The Clippers, who only have seven games left in the regular season, are in fifth place in the Western Conference with a record of 49-26, 12 1/2 games behind the first-place Warriors (61-13).
The Clippers now head to Portland to finish off a back-to-back against the