Jordan, Clippers beat Warriors 88-71

Jordan, Clippers beat Warriors 88-71
October 23, 2012, 1:05 am
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Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan, top, dunks against Golden State Warriors' David Lee during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles, Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae Hong)


LOS ANGELES (AP) DeAndre Jordan had 18 points and 12 rebounds, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to an 88-71 exhibition victory over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night.

Blake Griffin finished with 14 points, seven boards and six assists for the Clippers (3-3), and Chris Paul had 11 points and nine assists during a team-high 26 minutes.

Coach Vinny Del Negro sat all of his starters throughout the fourth quarter after Los Angeles built a 79-53 lead. The Clippers outscored Golden State 24-2 in the points-off-turnovers department over the first three quarters, committing only five turnovers while forcing 19 by the Warriors.

Jarrett Jack had 14 points and David Lee added 12 points and nine rebounds for the injury-depleted Warriors.