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Clippers outscore Suns by 22 points in third quarter, Paul gets 32 points in 120-107

  • Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan, left, grabs the ball away from Phoenix Suns' Marcus Morris, right, as he goes to the hoop while a jump ball is called during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

    Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan, left, grabs the ball away from Phoenix Suns' Marcus Morris, right, as he goes to the hoop while a jump ball is called during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)  (The Associated Press)

  • Los Angeles Clippers' Matt Barnes, right, shoots the ball and collides with Phoenix Suns' Anthony Tucker, left, causing his mouth to bleed, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

    Los Angeles Clippers' Matt Barnes, right, shoots the ball and collides with Phoenix Suns' Anthony Tucker, left, causing his mouth to bleed, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)  (The Associated Press)

  • Phoenix Suns' P.J. Tucker, right, passes the ball around Los Angeles Clippers' Spencer Hawes, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

    Phoenix Suns' P.J. Tucker, right, passes the ball around Los Angeles Clippers' Spencer Hawes, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)  (The Associated Press)

Chris Paul scored seven of his 32 points in the final 2:56 and had nine assists, Blake Griffin added 19 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 120-107 on Saturday night.

All five Clippers starters reached double-digit scoring more than two minutes before the end of the third quarter. DeAndre Jordan finished with 18 rebounds and 12 points for the two-time defending Pacific Division champions, who were coming off an 89-85 loss to the NBA champion San Antonio Spurs. Spencer Hawes had 14 points and eight boards off the bench.

Reserve Gerald Green scored 26 points for Phoenix and was ejected with 1:57 remaining after picking up his second technical foul. Goran Dragic added 19 for the Suns, who shot 38 percent from the field in the opener of a six-game road trip.