Luis Scola added 22 points for the Rockets, who have won four in a row. Shane Battier provided 13 points, 10 boards and seven assists in the victory.
Clippers rookie forward Blake Griffin posted his 17th consecutive double- double with 24 points and 18 rebounds. However, he missed a potential game- tying three in the closing seconds, as Los Angeles had a three-game win streak broken.
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