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Clippers surge in third quarter of 120-107 win over Suns
Clippers surge in third quarter of 120-107 win over Suns

The Clippers entered Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns coming off of four days of relative rest (two practices, two off days). Clippers Coach Doc Rivers didn't know how his team would respond -- rusty or rejuvenated. The answer became clear in the third quarter, when the Clippers outscored the Suns, 42-20, turning a game that was tied 54-54 at halftime into a 120-107 win for the Clippers. In the third quarter, the Clippers led by as many as 26 points, their biggest lead of the season. They got a little sloppy in the fourth quarter, though, allowing a charge led by Gerald Green and Isaiah Thomas to cut their lead to 11, but the Clippers quickly regained control. Each of...

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