Chris Kaman had 22 points and nine rebounds in 28 minutes and the Los Angeles Clippers ended a seven-game losing streak in the Oakland Arena with a 118-90 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Friday night.
Baron Davis scored 16 of his 25 points in the third quarter as the Clippers won their second straight after opening the season with four losses. Eric Gordon added 25 points for Los Angeles and DeAndre Jordan scored all 13 of his points in the fourth quarter. Sebastian Telfair also scored 13 points for the Clippers.
Anthony Morrow had 18 points and Stephen Jackson added 17 for the Warriors, who were coming off their first win of the season. Anthony Randolph had 13 points and 14 rebounds for Golden State, while Monta Ellis added 14 points and Kelenna Azubuike 13.
The Warriors made just 6 of 21 shots in the third quarter and were outscored 34-16.
The Clippers, who were playing for the first time since beating Minnesota on Monday night, shot 67 percent from the field in the first quarter and opened a double-digit lead which they never lost.
Warriors starting center Mikki Moore was no match for Kaman, who is enjoying his best start to a season. Moore, a 12-year veteran, was limited to two missed shots, four rebounds and four personal fouls in his 18 minutes.
The Clippers took a 91-61 lead into the final quarter and rested most of their starters in the fourth quarter with a Saturday night game looming against Memphis in the Staples Center.
Gordon and Kaman combined to shoot nearly 69 percent (11 of 16) while the rest of the team shot 50 percent (10 of 20) in the first half as the Clippers built a 19-point lead before settling for a 57-45 lead at halftime.
NOTES: Warriors C Andris Biedrins missed the game with a sore back and F Ronny Turiaf missed his second straight due to a left knee sprain. ... Gordon became the third Clipper to score 12 points in a quarter, doing so in the first. ... Kaman has scored more than 20 points in five straight games. ... Clippers F Rasual Butler is seven points shy of 4,000. ... Warriors rookie PG Stephen Curry fouled out with 7:19 left in the fourth quarter. ... The Clippers scored a season-high and held their opponent to a season-low.