Al Jefferson jump hook ties score at 38-38 before three-pointer by Jamal Crawford puts Clippers back up.
Clippers having a VERY sloppy quarter so far. Chris Paul back in.
Clippers bench being out-scored 23-15.
Clippers lead down to 2 on Brian Roberts steal and layup.
Spencer Hawes was still screaming at the refs as he reached Clippers bench with third foul. Pretty hot.
Clippers up 31-23 after 1st quarter.
After one quarter: Clippers 31, Hornets 23. Blake has 10 points and 4 rebounds. Last game against Memphis, he had 4 rebounds all game.
Clippers lead Hornets, 31-23, after end of first quarter. This game has the feel of a blowout in the making.
End of first: Clippers 31, Hornets 23.
Clippers also going small with Paul, Farmar and Crawford.
Clippers passing the ball incredibly well in the 1st quarter - assisted 7 of 9 field goals.
Michael Jordan is at the Hornets-Clippers game
After scoring only 12 points yesterday, Blake Griffin already has 8 points w 3 mins and 24 seconds left in the 1st quarter. Clips up, 18-12.
Clippers are very dangerous when DeAndre Jordan and J.J. Redick get involved offensively early in game.
Matt Barnes out at least a couple of days with sore calf. Reggie Bullock starting for Clippers.
Former North Carolina player Reggie Bullock starting for Clippers tonight. Matt Barnes out with a calf injury.
Clippers will be without Matt Barnes tonight.
The world seems like it’s ending for the Clippers, but they sit at 7-5, and started 8-4 last season.
Show cranking up. We may mention Griz-Clippers. Listen: 92.9FM
Just finished Grizz-Clips. All hail Marc Gasol. Clips weak side rotations to rim on D were awful. Still no clue what purpose Turkoglu serves
Clippers coach Doc Rivers after losing in FedExForum: “The Grizzlies seem to have that edge. They aren’t messing around.”
Courtney Lee on Clippers: "They are a good team in the West despite their record, they will make the playoffs and make their run."
Clippers were outrebounded, 52-32. Also outscored in the paint, 52-32. At least they were consistent.