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Game updates: Clippers hold off Thunder, 93-90
Game updates: Clippers hold off Thunder, 93-90

In their season opener, the Clippers beat the team that knocked them out of the playoffs last season,. Well, a severely hobbled version of the Oklahoma City Thunder. By a hair, 93-90. The Thunder, who entered Thursday's game without superstar forward Kevin Durant (foot), among others, also lost All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook in the second quarter after he injured his right hand. The Thunder cut the Clippers' once eight-point lead to one, 89-88, with just under two minutes remaining after Sebastian Telfair made a three-pointer. J.J. Redick then missed consecutive jumpers, giving the Thunder multiple chances to take the lead. Luckily for the Clippers, DeAndre Jordan...

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