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Crawford leads Clippers past Pelicans 123-11

Clippers forward Blake Griffin tries to get around Pelicans center Greg Stiemsma. (Bill Haber/AP)
Clippers forward Blake Griffin tries to get around Pelicans center Greg Stiemsma. (Bill Haber/AP)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Jamal Crawford hit seven 3s on his way to 24 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the New Orleans Pelicans 123-110 on Monday night.

Crawford picked up where he left off in Oklahoma City a day earlier, when he hit five 3-pointers and finished with 36 points in the Clippers' victory over the Thunder.

Chris Paul had 19 points and 13 assists in his latest return to New Orleans, while Blake Griffin added 22 points. All five Clippers starters and two reserves scored in double figures.

DeAndre Jordan had 14 points to go along with 16 rebounds, while Matt Barnes, Darren Collison and Hedo Turkoglu each scored 12.

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    BRETT MARTEL The Associated Press
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