It wasn’t so much a run as it was a blitz, a full-court assault — and possible battery on one Blake Griffin blocked shot — that the Clippers used to catapult themselves toward a 114-105 victory over the New York Knicks in Staples Center on Monday night.
In a span of 1 minute 14 seconds in the third quarter, the Clippers reeled off 11 straight points to turn a 69-57 lead into an 80-57 advantage.
Griffin, who scored a game-high 30 points on 12-for-19 shooting, opened the barrage with a three-pointer from the left corner. Luc Mbah a Moute converted a turnover into a fast-break basket.
Griffin then forcefully rejected a Willy Hernangomez dunk attempt on the defensive end,...