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NBA: Clippers win big against Bobcats

Posted on Feb 27, 10:44PM | IANS

Los AngeleS, Feb 27 : With 12 three-pointers and 14 slum dunks, the Los Angeles Clippers blew out the Charlotte Bobcats 106-84 in the NBA Tuesday night.

The Clippers had a slow start, the Bobcats' Gerald Henderson scored 12 points at the first quarter, which help his team led 30-24. However, the Clippers' "show time" began at the late second quarter and took the lead easily and dominated the rest of game with consecutive three-point shootings and slum dunks, Xinhua reports.

The Clippers shot 53.9 percent from the floor, with even better 54.5 percent three-point shooting percentage. Blake Griffin shot 11-for-14 and finished with eight slum dunks, scoring the highest 24 points. Matt Barnes added 17 points off the bench, Caron Butler 16, DeAndre Jordan 13, and Chris Paul contributed 13 assists.

Gerald Henderson tied his season high with 24 points and Kemba Walker had 15 points for the Bobcats, who have lost four straight, falling to 7-23 on the road.