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Clippers 102, Trailblazers 89

Clippers forward Elton Brand tangles with Portland’s Jamaal Magloire as they battle for a loose ball during the first quarter Monday at the Staples Center. (Richard Hartog / LAT)
Clippers Cuttino Mobley and Quinton Ross team up to defend against the Portland Trail Blazers’ Brandon Roy. (Richard Hartog / LAT)
Clippers point guard Sam Cassell grabs for a loose ball as Portland’s Zach Randolph pressures him on defense. (Richard Hartog / LAT)
Clippers center Chris Kaman comes up with a loose ball and leaves the Trail Blazers swingman Martell Webster behind as he begins a fast break. (Richard Hartog / LAT)
Corey Maggette throws down a dunk in the fourth quarter of Monday’s 102-89 victory over Portland. (Richard Hartog / LAT)