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Chris Paul passes Jerry West in all-time assists

With 6,241 career assists, Paul is 25th on the all-time list

Chris Paul became the 25th all-time leader in assists in Monday's 113-92 win over the Charlotte Hornets, passing Jerry West en route to his 6,241st assist. 

"I didn't know until after the game, but it's cool, especially to do it here at home," he said.

Paul finished with 22 points and a season-high 15 assists in the game. He's currently averaging the third most assists in the league, with 9.9 a game.

"It means he's pretty good," Clippers' Coach Doc Rivers said. "If you can put anyone's name and Jerry West, that means you're in pretty good company.

Jamal Crawford also hit a milestone in Monday's win.

He went five-for-eight from beyond the three-point line, moving into the top 10 all time in three-pointers made. He now has 1,723 in his career, moving him past Dale Ellis.

"My gosh," Rivers said. "It’s amazing just watching him. Today down the stretch, he really was the separator. He makes crazy shots. He’s just a great scorer. That’s what Jamal is. It would be very frustrating guarding a guy like that.”

Crawford said that entering the game he didn't know exactly where he was on the list but knew he was close to becoming 10th. He was told of his accomplishment at halftime.

When the reigning sixth man of the year was asked where that feat ranked on his list of career accomplishments, Crawford said he wasn't quite sure.

"I would have to think about it," he said. "It's weird, when you're in the moment you try to stay in the moment, and then one day when it's over, you can sit back and look at those things."

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