Clippers edge Thunder 90-88; UCLA tops Southern Utah; Coyotes down Kings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Clippers' offense wasn't doing much through three quarters, so they buckled down on defense and narrowly avoided getting beat by a couple of former teammates. Paul George hit a go-ahead 3-pointer against his old team with 25 seconds left, lifting Los Angeles over the Oklahoma City Thunder 90-88 on Monday night to improve to 8-1 at home. "It's any other game but it was fun to see familiar faces and share some laughs," George said. With the Clippers minus Kawhi Leonard for the third straight game because of a bruised left knee, Oklahoma City tied the score at 86 on a 3 by ex-Clipper Danilo Gallinari. Chris Paul made two free throws after being fouled by George for an 88-86 lead, but George's 3 put Los Angeles back ahead 89-88. Maurice Harkless was then called for
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