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Griffin, Jordan lead Clippers over Pistons 113-91

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After back-to-back road losses, Chris Paul thinks all the Clippers needed was a confidence boost. They got just what they needed with a 113-91 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night.

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Blazers defeat short-handed Spurs 108-95

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez, left, shoots over San Antonio Spurs forward Aron Baynes, from Australia, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Dec. 15, 2014.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland was dealt a tough blow in what should have been a straightforward win against short-handed San Antonio.

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Griffin, Jordan lead Clippers over Pistons 113-91

Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul, left, passes the ball above Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith (6) and guard Brandon Jennings, right, in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 18 points, DeAndre Jordan had 16 points and 15 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers breezed to a 113-99 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night.

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Suns players wear ‘I Can’t Breathe’ T-shirts

Phoenix Suns' Markieff Morris, left, and his brother, Marcus Morris, warm up prior to an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Phoenix. Several athletes have worn "I Can't Breathe" shirts during warm ups in support of the family of Eric Garner, who died July 17 after a police officer placed him in a chokehold when he was being arrested for selling loose, untaxed cigarettes. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns took the court for pregame warmups Monday night wearing T-shirts bearing the protest slogan “I Can’t Breathe.”

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Olynyk scores 30 in Celtics’ 105-87 win over 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers' Alexey Shved, of Russia,, right, tries to get a shot past Boston Celtics' Kelly Olynyk during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kelly Olynyk scored a career-high 30 points, leading the Boston Celtics to a 105-87 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.

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