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Clippers beat Trail Blazers 102-87 to win their third straight game

Clippers beat Trail Blazers 102-87 to win their third straight game

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers recently said his team needs to perform better in third quarters.

In Monday's game against Portland, the Clippers outscored the Trail Blazers 25-15 coming out of halftime to take a 10-point lead into the fourth quarter and eventually win, 102-87.

The Clippers have won three games in a row, their longest win streak since opening the season 4-0. They are now 3-1 on their six-game homestand.

The Clippers led by as much as 15 points in the first quarter, but the Trail Blazers tied the score, 54-54, at halftime. The Clippers then outshot the Trail Blazers in the third quarter, 40.9% to 27.8%, to take a double-digit pad into crunch time. In the fourth...

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