Los Angeles – The Utah Jazz traveled to Los Angeles to take on the Clippers and fell short 98-90 as Blake Griffin scored a season-high 40 points actually making free-throws at the end of the game. Griffin made his first 12 free throws and finished 14-for-17 from the foul line. For the his career, Griffin has a free-throw shooting percentage of 61 percent and is the target of intentional fouls near the end of games to send him to the line so his free throw shooting is impressive. The clippers extend their streak to seven games in a row over the Utah Jazz. The Utah Jazz now have a record of 9-24 which is the second-worst in the NBA with only Milwaukee having a worse record.
For the game, the Jazz were led by Enes Kanter who had 17 points off the bench and Derrick Favors had four points and nine rebounds during 22 foul-plagued minutes before fouling out with 1:19 to play.
For the Clippers, Chris Paul had 21 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists while shooting guard Jamal Crawford scored 13 points in addition to the 40 thrown in by Griffin.
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