Nicolas Batum

Clippers use group effort to get past the Hornets, 107-102

Clippers use group effort to get past the Hornets, 107-102

This 107-102 Clippers victory required that they work together as a group to finish off a stubborn Charlotte Hornets team Saturday afternoon at Spectrum Center.

It was more than just Blake Griffin being in line for a triple-double. It wasn’t enough for Jamal Crawford to come off the bench to lead the team in scoring. It had to be more than just DeAndre Jordan dominating the backboards once again. It was more than just the offensive spurts by J.J. Redick, Marreese Speights and Raymond Felton.

It was even more than just another strong defensive effort at the right time.

The Clippers worked together as one to combat a Hornets team that had five players score in double...

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