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Lavoy Allen

Clippers hang tough to beat Pacers

Clippers hang tough to beat Pacers

At times, it seemed as if the Clippers were playing against the Clippers on Wednesday night. The Clippers' starters built a 15-point lead in the first quarter against the Indiana Pacers. The reserves gave 10 points back by the half. The starters built a 20-point lead in the third quarter. The reserves gave back all but two of the points in the fourth quarter. But with the help of Jamal Crawford, Blake Griffin and Chris Paul, the Clippers held on for a 103-96 victory over the Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. With six players scoring in double figures, the Clippers ran their winning streak to nine games. "The key is pulling it out," Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said....