Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford
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Clippers vs. Hornets

Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford

Clippers guards Chris Paul (3) and Jamal Crawford (11) celebrate after defeating the Charlotte Hornets, 97-83, on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center.

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Wesley Johnson, Jeremy Lin, Cole Aldrich

Hornets guard Jeremy Lin (7) tries to score between Clippers forward Wesley Johnson (33) and center Cole Aldrich (45) during the second half.

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DeAndre Jordan, Marvin Williams

Clippers center DeAndre Jordan throws down a dunk over Hornets forward Marvin Williams (2) during the second half.

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Clippers iron man DeAndre Jordan hasn’t sat out a game in nearly five years

Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) reacts after a dunk against the Hornets in the second half.

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Wesley Johnson, Cody Zeller

Clippers forward Wesley Johnson (33) beats Hornets center Cody Zeller (40) for a defensive rebound in the second half.

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Jamal Crawford, Jeremy Lin

Clippers guard Jamal Crawford tries to steal the ball from Hornets guard Jeremy Lin (7) during the second half.

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Chris Paul, Jeremy Lin, J.J. Redick

Hornets guard Jeremy Lin (7) scrambles after a loose ball between Clippers guards Chris Paul (3) and J.J. Redick (4) during the second half.

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Austin Rivers, Jeremy Lin

Clippers guard Austin Rivers (25) sets up the offense while defended by Hornets guard Jeremy Lin in the second half.

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Pablo Prigioni, Spencer Hawes

Clippers guard Pablo Prigioni (9) makes a behind-the-back pass around Hornets forward Spencer Hawes to teammate Cole Aldrich during the first half Saturday at Staples Center.

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Chris Paul, Cody Zeller

Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) is fouled by Hornets center Cody Zeller (40) during the first half.

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Austin Rivers, Jeremy Lamb

Clippers guard Austin Rivers (25) forces Hornets guard Jeremy Lamb (3) to pass rather than shoot after driving to the basket during the first half.

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Paul Pierce, Marvin Williams

Clippers forward Paul Pierce (34) keeps control of the ball after contact with Hornets forward Marvin Williams (2) in the first half.

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Cole Aldrich, Marvin Williams

Clippers center Cole Aldrich (45) grabs an offensive rebound after colliding with Hornets forward Marvin Williams (2) and  center Cody Zeller (40) in the second half.

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Jeremy Lin, Paul Pierce

Clippers forward Paul Pierce cuts off a drive by Hornets guard Jeremy Lin (7) during the first half.

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Spencer Hawes, Wesley Johnson, DeAndre Jordan

Clippers forward Wesley Johnson, left, and center DeAndre Jordan (6) reach for a rebound along with Hornets forward Spencer Hawes during the first half.

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