The Clippers led by as many as 18 points in the first half, but the Pelicans clawed their way back to enter halftime tied, 54-54. The Clippers retook control of the game in the second half, leading by as many as 25 points.
The Clippers have now won eight of their last nine games, while the Pelicans have lost five of their last six.
The Clippers shot 53.1% (17 of 32) from three-point range. They also outshot the Pelicans from the field, 55.1% to 47.5%.
Despite DeAndre Jordan finishing with 18 rebounds, the Clippers were outrebounded, 45-38.