With less than two minutes left in the game,
On the Clippers' next possession,
Blake Griffin fouled Hood with 13.2 seconds left -- he made one free throw, cutting the Jazz's deficit to three, 100-97. Griffin was then fouled and went on to make one of two free throws to restore the Clippers' lead to four, 101-97, with 8.7 seconds left.
Griffin led the Clippers with 24 points, six rebounds and seven assists. Chris Paul had 20 points, eight assists, five rebounds and four steals. Jordan had 19 rebounds to go along with five points. This is Jordan's 10th game in December with at least 15 rebounds.
The Clippers outshot the Jazz from the field, 45.7% to 41.3%.
The Jazz, however, outrebounded the Clippers, 52-41. They also had 44 points in the paint while the Clippers had only 18.
The game featured 10 lead changes and 15 ties, with the Clippers leading by as many as 10 points and the Jazz leading by as many as five.