NBA: Clippers beat Lakers to clinch maiden division title

Apr 09, 2013, 01:24 IST | AFP

The Los Angeles Clippers clinched their first division title in their 42-year history with a 109-95 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers behind a 24 point, 12 assist effort from Chris Paul on Sunday.

Blake Griffin finished with 24 points, 12 rebounds and five assists for the Clippers who ended the Lakers’ five-year run atop the Pacific Division standings. The Clippers also swept the season series against rival Lakers for the first time since 1974-75 when they were known as the Buffalo Braves. 

Blake Griffin
Blake Griffin lays up a shot against Los Angeles Lakers. PIC/AFP

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