LOS ANGELES (Sports Network) -- Paul Pierce scored 25 points and made some clutch shots down the stretch, helping the Boston Celtics defeat the Los Angeles Clippers, 94-85.
Kevin Garnett added 21 points and eight rebounds for the Celtics, who bounced back from a 97-94 loss to the Lakers on Sunday. Ray Allen tallied 15 points and Rajon Rondo donated 12 points and 10 assists.
Blake Griffin ended with 24 points and nine boards for the Clippers, who have lost two in a row and four of five. Mo Williams and Chris Paul had 21 and 14 points, respectively.
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