DeAndre Jordan had the beating of the Boston Celtics with a 15 point haul as the LA Clippers cruised to a 114-90 victory at the Staples Center.
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Los Angeles led 30-24 at the end of the first quarter and looked likely to come of the contest out unscathed .
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However in the second quarter Paul Pierce sprained his ankle and bruised his knee after scoring.
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It proved to be the only upset on a good night for the Clippers in Los Angeles.
Austin Rivers was among the points for the Clippers just edging Jordan by one.
LA have now won their last three matches and move into fourth spot in the Western Conference with nine games to play.