Pacers stay hot, trip up Clippers 106-92

Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert (55) backs Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) down under the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert (55) backs Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) down under the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Paul George scored 36 points and Lance Stephenson added 22 points and 12 rebounds, leading the Indiana Pacers past the Los Angeles Clippers, 106-92 on Saturday night.

Indiana (32-7) has won four straight, all by double digits, though missed a chance to win four in a row by 20 or more points for the first time in franchise history. The Pacers retained the league’s top record and improved to 21-1 at home before heading West for a five-game road trip.

Jamal Crawford scored 22 points for the Clippers, who had their five-game winning streak snapped. Blake Griffin had 19 points and DeAndre Jordan added 12 points and 17rebounds.

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