HOUSTON, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Los Angeles Clippers looked just fine without their star point guard Chris Paul, beating the Houston Rockets 117-109 Tuesday night at the Toyota Center.
Eric Bledsoe filled Paul's spot nicely once again, posting a season-high 19 points along with seven rebounds, five assists and two steals. But the team's leading scorer is Jamal Crawford, who donated a season-high 30 points.
Blake Griffin scored 19 points, and Matt Barnes chipped in with 18 to help Los Angeles become the NBA's second 30-win team.
James Harden scored 23 points and Jeremy Lin added 12 points and 10 assists for the Rockets, whose four-game losing streak is a season worst.