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Griffin has 24 points to lead Clippers over Raptors in pre-season play

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, left, drives to the basket against Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43), of Cameroon, during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. Griffin poured in a game-high 24 points to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 104-98 pre-season victory over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Alex Gallardo
October 05, 2016 - 10:27 PM

LOS ANGELES - Blake Griffin poured in a game-high 24 points to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 104-98 pre-season victory over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday.

DeAndre Jordan had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Clippers, Raymond Felton added 17 points and Austin Rivers chipped in with 10. Chris Paul had 15 assists.

DeMar DeRozan led the Raptors with 20 points. Canadians Brady Heslip and Cory Joseph both had 13 points and Patrick Patterson added 10.

Toronto scored 36 points off 27 Clippers' turnovers and had 19 steals to L.A.'s nine. The Clippers outrebounded Toronto 46-32.

The Raptors continue their pre-season schedule next Thursday against the NBA champion Cavaliers in Cleveland.

Toronto hosts the Detroit Pistons in its regular-season opener on Oct. 26.

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