Lou Williams

Heated game between Clippers and Rockets spills into the locker room

Heated game between Clippers and Rockets spills into the locker room

In an intense game in which both Blake Griffin and Trevor Ariza were ejected and the animosity almost carried over into the Clippers’ locker room afterward, Lou Williams pushed the Clippers to a 113-102 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday night at Staples Center.

Williams was one of the players who came over from the Rockets last summer in the trade that sent Chris Paul to Houston. It was Williams who tore the Rockets apart with 31 points and nine assists, giving the Clippers a season-high five-game winning streak and lifting them above .500 for the first time since Nov. 4, when they were 5-4.

Paul, after playing in his first game against the Clippers since forcing...

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