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Clippers finish preseason with win

Clippers finish preseason with win

J.J. Redick scored 18 points in 22 minutes Tuesday night, and the Clippers survived a shaky fourth quarter to hang on for a 92-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings in the final game of the exhibition season for both teams.

Blake Griffin scored 12 points for the Clippers, who became the first visiting NBA team to play at Sacramento’s new Golden 1 Center. DeMarcus Cousins led all scorers with 23 for the Kings. 

Chris Paul had eight points, eight assists, four rebounds and three steals in just over two quarters for the Clippers, who led by 21 midway through the fourth quarter, then were outscored, 22-4, the rest of the way. 

Ben McLemore finished with 11 points,...