LA Clippers rout Boston Celtics to win 15th straight game
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Clippers routed Boston 106-77 on Thursday, becoming the first National Basketball Association team to win 15 consecutive games since the Celtics four years ago.
Also on Thursday, the Oklahoma City Thunder won their 11th straight home game but needed overtime to do it, edging the Dallas Mavericks 111-105.
Los Angeles' Matt Barnes tied his season high with 21 points off the bench while Chris Paul had 11 assists to help the Clippers improve the NBA's best record to 23-6.
Kevin Garnett scored 16 points for Boston, which never led.