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Paul's late free throw lifts Clippers to 103-102 win over Kings after LA blows 20-point lead

  • Sacramento Kings forward John Salmons, left, blocks a shot by Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Sacramento Kings forward John Salmons, left, blocks a shot by Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, shoots over Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, shoots over Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, middle, shoots between Sacramento Kings forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, left, and center DeMarcus Cousins during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, middle, shoots between Sacramento Kings forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, left, and center DeMarcus Cousins during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)  (The Associated Press)

Chris Paul scored 22 points, hitting a go-ahead free throw with 2.5 seconds left, to help the Clippers beat the Sacramento Kings 103-102 Saturday after Los Angeles blew a 20-point lead in the first half.

DeAndre Jordan had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Blake Griffin finished with 16 points and 10 boards for the Clippers, who have won 11 of their last 13 against the Kings. J.J. Redick added 15 points.

DeMarcus Cousins had 23 points and 19 rebounds for the Kings, who had won two in a row.

Isaiah Thomas added 22 points, making 11 of 13 free throws, and Patrick Patterson scored 21 points off the bench, combining to outscore the Clippers' reserves.