ScheduleAll times ET

2015-16 Schedule
29-23, 2nd in Southeast
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Paul leads Clippers past Heat (0:51)
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Paul: We had to stay aggressive (0:42)
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Clippers going full Lob City against Heat (0:24)
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Clippers knock off cold-shooting Heat

Chris Paul and the Clippers got off to a slow start but warmed up as the game went along, with Paul scoring a game-high 22 plus 7 assists in a 100-93 win over the Heat. Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade each had 17 but combined to shoot 12-for-37 from the floor. Box score

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Clippers pull away for 100-93 win over the Heat to get their 18th victory in their last 22 games, much of that stretch without Blake Griffin. Miami goes without a blocked shot for first time this season.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Remember when Chris Paul and Chris Bosh were struggling earlier this game? Yeah, neither do they.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

If Gerald Green is going to miss dunks and 3s, Gerald Green probably needs to sit. That's what the Heat signed him for.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Something to potentially keep an eye on: Lance Stephenson is beginning to really annoy Chris Bosh. May end up waking a sleeping Bear, considering Bosh opened 1-of-12 from the field.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Lowest shooting quarter of the season for Miami, which went 4-for-20 in that third quarter. Clippers take 75-65 lead early in the fourth quarter.

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Wade goes spin cycle for a layup

Dwyane Wade makes a couple of spins around the Clippers defense for two points and the foul.

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Wade's spin cycle layup (0:25)

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

So basically, last season's Kyle Korver is this season's JJ Redick.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Doc Rivers just looked over and tells us "Y'all going to miss the Super Bowl if they keep (intentionally) fouling."

Clippers take lead on Heat at halftime

After a cold-shooting first quarter, the Clippers came alive in the second, going 11-for-19 from the floor, including 5-of-8 from 3, capped by a J.J. Redick triple late to take a 46-45 lead. Live on ABC, WatchESPN

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Paul runs four straight pick-and-roll plays to isolate Hassan Whiteside and expose the fact he wouldn't dare step out to defend. Doc Rivers yells "Keep doing it until they stop it, damn it." Spoelstra responds by putting Bosh back in the game. Doc sees Bosh at scorers table and says they're getting a mobile big in the game. Bosh tells Doc, "I ain't a big any more. Though y'all knew that."

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Whiteside follows through with authority

Heat center Hassan Whiteside knew what to do with this offensive rebound: slam it down with emphasis.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Doc Rivers, Sam Cassell and Mike Woodson might be the coolest coaching staff trio in the league. Y'all should have seen the way they collectively strutted into that timeout after the Clippers went on a reserve-led run to cut the deficit to 29-28.

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Whiteside throws down putback jam (0:09)
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Whiteside with the monster jam (0:06)

Heat, Clippers starting out cold

The Heat are shooting just 36.4% and put up 19 points in the first quarter, but they lead the Clippers by 4, as L.A. missed 14 straight field goals at one stretch. In particular, Chris Paul went 0-for-7 from the field in the opening quarter. Live on ABC, WatchESPN

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Doc Rivers just told the referee in advance that the Clippers would be intentionally fouling Hassan Whiteside seconds before it happened. Sort of like he was ordering from a menu. Doc then turns to scorers table and sarcastically jokes, "Y'all like this intentional fouling stuff? Well, me too."

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Those last two sequences don't necessarily bode well for the Dragic-Whiteside chemistry. Dragic gets two turnovers trying to get Whiteside going. The first was a bad lob pass where Hassan broke too soon, which was followed by Whiteside declining to shoot after a pass from Dragic that led to a 3-second violation. Then Dragic is subbed out of the game. Still very much a work in progress with those two.

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Deng goes hard to the rim (0:10)

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

And Doc Rivers calls timeout after Heat score in transition following the 14th consecutive missed shot by the Clippers. Still seems like Heat should be up by more than a 14-6 score right now.

Team Stats

Points Per Game96.029th
Rebounds Per Game43.116th
Assists Per Game20.226th
Points Allowed95.82nd

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-162923.558
2014-153745.451
2013-145428.659
2012-136616.805
2011-124620.697

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