Five takeaways from the Clippers' 113-91 win over the Detroit Pistons

What you need to know following the Clippers' win over Detroit

The Clippers' snapped their two-game losing streak with a 113-91 win over the Detroit Pistons on Monday. Here are five takeaways from that victory.

1. Blake Griffin hits another milestone: The Clippers' superstar power forward passed Danny Manning for fifth place on the franchise's all-time scoring list Monday. It happened with 27 seconds left in the third quarter, when Griffin scored a three-pointer off a pass from Jamal Crawford. Griffin has 7,122 points in 332 games. Manning had 7,120 points over 373 games. The four players that remain ahead of Griffin are Elton Brand (9,336), Bob McAdoo (9,434) and Randy Smith (12,735).

2. DeAndre Jordan has another strong performance: The Clippers center finished with 16 points and 15 rebounds. Jordan is tied with DeMarcus Cousins in leading the league in rebounds, averaging 12.6 a game. He is also the second-leading shot blocker in the league, averaging 2.5 a game. After the win over the Pistons, Coach Doc Rivers attributed the team's energy to Jordan's effort on the boards and the defensive end. 

3. Chris Douglas-Roberts makes a splash: The Clippers' small forward, who has been sidelined for much of the season with a right Achilles' tendon strain, had a season-high nine points on Monday in his second game back from the injury. Before returning to the court Saturday against Milwaukee, Douglas-Roberts had only played in four games this year. He entered Monday's game averaging 1.6 points and 1.6 rebounds this season, well below his career average of 7.3 points and 2.2 rebounds.

4. Glen 'Big Baby' Davis adds a burst of energy: Davis had eight points, four rebounds, three steals and two assists in 19 minutes. He made a layup in the fourth quarter that prompted the bench to cheer, made a few big defensive plays and was diving for loose balls.

5. The Clippers have a tough upcoming schedule: They host the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday before hitting the road to play the Denver Nuggets on Friday. They return to Staples Center on Saturday to play the Bucks. That gives them very little time to rest after having just returned from a three-game trip.

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