LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Clippers lost their second straight game, falling to the Golden State Warriors 115-98 on Wednesday, December 7.
Jamal Crawford scored a team-high 21 points while coming off the bench. Chris Paul had 15 points, six rebounds and five assists; Deandre Jordan contributed 10 points and 12 rebounds. Former Warriors player Marreese Speights added 15 points and nine rebounds.
Klay Thompson followed up his career high 60-point game with 24 points, four rebounds and three assists for Golden State. Draymond Green scored 22 points, while grabbing five rebounds and four assists; Steph Curry added 19 points, four rebounds and six assists.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr was complimentary of his team’s defense after the game.
“Great night defensively,” Kerr said. “If we defend like that and take care of the ball, even on a night when shots aren’t going in, we have a chance to win anywhere, even on the road against a great team.”
The Warriors have won four consecutive games and are an NBA best 19-3 on the season.
Los Angeles has now lost two straight games and five of their last seven. The Clippers will face the New Orleans Pelicans in their next game on Saturday, December 10.