The Clippers extended their season-high winning streak to nine games and improved to 8-0 since All-Star forward
The Pelicans held a 106-105 lead before Johnson and Paul made back-to-back three-pointers, giving the Clippers a five-point lead.
Paul finished with 25 points and 11 assists while center
The Pelicans missed five shots that could have given them the lead or tied the score in the final 2 1/2 minutes of regulation. They got a break when Clippers guard Austin Rivers fouled
Holiday made all three free throws and Jordan couldn't connect on a subsequent inbounds lob from Johnson, sending the game into overtime.
Holiday finished with 29 points for the Pelicans.
It helped that the Pelicans were without All-Star forward
The Clippers beat the
The Clippers had a flat start that was best illustrated by Jordan grabbing no rebounds in his first 10 minutes of playing time. The Pelicans led by as many as 11 points in the second quarter before the Clippers rattled off a 37-19 run.
It was a rough first half for Clippers reserve center