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  • April 26, 2019
    LOS ANGELES -- Chris Paul scored 24 points and made five of the Clippers season-high 13 3-pointers in a 114-80 rout of the Pistons on Monday night, their 11th consecutive victory against Detroit.The Clippers streak is their second-longest active winning streak against any opponent.Andre Drummond had 15 points and 13 rebounds to lead Detroit, which shot 37 percent and made just 4 of 12 3-point attempts in its worst loss of the young season.J.J. Redick added 20 points, including three 3-pointers and all five of his free throws for the Clippers, who shot 54 percent for the game. Blake Griffin just missed a triple-double with 13 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists.Paul made 8 of 10 field goals, 3 of 4 free throws and had eight assists and six rebounds for the Clippers in a game featuring the NBAs two top-ranked defenses.Los Angeles came in allowing an average of 90.7 points, while the Pistons were giving up an average of 93.0.Both teams starters rested in the fourth quarter, when Detroits reserves never got closer than 34 points in the final minute.The Clippers put the game away in the first quarter, scoring 17 straight points as part of a 24-2 run that extended their lead to 28-8. Griffin had eight in the 17-0 spurt in which five players scored. Los Angeles shot 67 percent in the period, which ended with it leading 33-15.The Clippers bench kept up the pace in the second quarter, building a 47-19 lead to open the period, helped by consecutive 3-pointers from Wesley Johnson, Raymond Felton and Jamal Crawford. The team had five 3s in the period, which ended with a 10-0 run that sent the Clippers into the half ahead 62-32.Los Angeles hit five 3-pointers in the third, stretching its lead to 91-53. The Clippers scored six straight on Griffins free throw, Pauls step-back 3 in front of Detroits bench and DeAndre Jordans dunk off Griffins alley-oop pass.TIP-INSPistons: They fell to 0-3 on the road. ... Their 15 points in the first quarter were the fewest theyve scored in any period this season, and their 32 at halftime was also a season low.Clippers: They hit a season-high seven 3-pointers in the first half, with Paul making all three of his attempts. ... Their only loss so far was to Oklahoma City by two points. ... Jordan had 10 rebounds and the Clippers controlled the boards 46-39.UP NEXTPistons: Visit Phoenix on Wednesday in the second game of four-game Western trip. Detroit won both games against the Suns last season.Clippers: Host Portland on Wednesday, having beaten the Trail Blazers 114-106 on the road in the teams season opener. Discount Nike Free Ireland . The Nashville Predators were glad their captain was still on their side. Weber had a goal and two assists, and Roman Josi scored the shootout winner to lift the Predators to a 4-3 win over the Flyers on Thursday night. Nike Free Ireland For Sale . Cote was eligible to become a free agent Feb. 15. Cote helped running back Jon Cornish run for a league-high 1,813 rushing yards en route to being named the leagues most outstanding player. . 10 Texas Rangers jersey for one last time. Young formally announced his retirement Friday after returning to Rangers Ballpark, his baseball home for all but the last of his 13 major league seasons. Nike Free Ireland . Only three players drafted by NHL clubs were included on the Czech selection camp roster on Wednesday. Those players were Dallas Stars 2012 first-rounder Radek Faksa, Winnipeg Jets 2013 fourth-rounder Jan Kostalek and Phoenix Coyotes 2012 seventh-rounder Marek Langhamer. Wholesale Shoes Ireland . With the first unit struggling of late and Amir Johnson - one of the teams iron men - hobbling on an injured right ankle, Patterson knew he could get the nod in a challenging matchup against one of the leagues up and coming players at his position. ATHENS, Ga. -- Eight days before the season opener, Georgia womens basketball coach Joni Taylor has taken on another title -- mother.Taylor delivered a daughter, Jacie Elise Taylor, at 7:23 a.m. Thursday. It is the first child for her and husband Darius.Jacie weighs 6 pounds, 5 ounces and is 20 inches long. Mother and daughter are resting and doing well.Taylor issued a statement thanking everyone for their support. She says Jacie is a beautiful, healthy bbaby girl and has already brought so much joy to our lives.ddddddddddddTaylor is heading into her second season guiding the Lady Bulldogs after taking over for longtime coach Andy Landers. Georgia went 21-10 and reached the NCAA Tournament in her debut year.The Lady Bulldogs open the season Nov. 11 against South Carolina State. ' ' '