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Blake Griffin's 30 points lead LA Clippers to their 9th straight win, 111-98 over Warriors

  • Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin, left, fights for position with Golden State Warriors' Andrew Bogut during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

    Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin, left, fights for position with Golden State Warriors' Andrew Bogut during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)  (The Associated Press)

  • Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin, left, collides with and is fouled by Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry, right, as Griffin went to the basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

    Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin, left, collides with and is fouled by Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry, right, as Griffin went to the basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)  (The Associated Press)

  • Golden State Warriors David Lee dunks against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

    Golden State Warriors David Lee dunks against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)  (The Associated Press)

Blake Griffin had 30 points and 15 rebounds, Danny Granger added 18 points off the bench, and the Los Angeles Clippers surged past the Golden State Warriors 111-98 Wednesday night for their ninth straight victory.

Chris Paul had 16 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds for the Clippers, who split their four-game season series against their Pacific Division rivals with an impressive finish to a tight game.

Los Angeles has the third-longest winning streak in club history and the team's best record after 66 games (46-20).

Klay Thompson scored 26 points and David Lee had 20 for the Warriors, whose five-game winning streak ended with their fourth straight loss to the Clippers at Staples Center. Stephen Curry had just 13 points and 11 assists before sitting out the final minutes.