After entering the fourth quarter trailing the Nuggets by eight points, 77-69, the Clippers tied the game at 92-92 with three minutes and 10 seconds left following a three-pointer from Crawford.
The Clippers then had an exciting sequence with one minute and 24 seconds remaining. Blake Griffin blocked a shot,
That was a long sentence, but quite a play.
Crawford finished with a game-high 23 points off the bench and Matt Barnes had 18 points. Griffin nearly had a triple-double with 14 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists. Chris Paul added 15 points, eight assists, and five rebounds.
The Clippers had a big second quarter. After trailing by as many as 16 points, they took their first lead of the game, 46-45, after a give-and-go from Griffin to Paul back to Griffin, who made a layup with just under a minute remaining in the first half. DeAndre Jordan added three blocked shots and had a two-handed backward dunk in that minute to help the Clippers enter halftime with a 50-47 advantage.
The Clippers (31-14) dealt the Nuggets their seventh (18-27) loss in a row.
It was a good win for the Clippers, who won't be playing at home for two weeks. The team leaves for an eight-game trip Tuesday.