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Clippers get 1st sweep of Jazz since '78-79 season

Source : AP
Last Updated: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 06:15 hrs

Caron Butler scored 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers rode a big third quarter to a 107-94 victory over Utah on Saturday night, completing their first season sweep of the Jazz since 1978-79.

Blake Griffin and Lamar Odom added 18 points each, and DeAndre Jordan had 12 rebounds for the Pacific Division-leading Clippers, who went 4-0 against the Jazz this season and have won six straight over Utah dating to last year.

Reserve Gordon Hayward led the Jazz with 23 points, Paul Millsap added 19 and Al Jefferson 16 as their three-game winning streak ended. They dropped to 10-19 on the road.

Los Angeles shot 51 percent two nights after losing to San Antonio by 26 points in its worst defeat of the season.



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