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Lou Williams scores 25 points in Los Angeles Clippers' overtime win over Golden State Warriors

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Highlights of the Golden State Warriors' visit to the Los Angeles Clippers in Week 5 of the NBA

Lou Williams scored 25 points and was perfect from the free-throw line to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a 121-116 overtime win over the Golden State Warriors.

Game leaders

Golden State Warriors

  • Points: Kevin Durant - 33
  • Assists: Kevin Durant - 10
  • Rebounds: Draymond Green - 14


Los Angeles Clippers

  • Points: Lou Williams - 25
  • Assists: Lou Williams - 6
  • Rebounds: Harris/Harrell - 8

Williams broke a tie with a lay-up with 55.2 seconds remaining in overtime and later added three free throws after getting fouled on a three-point attempt, clinching the victory over the Stephen Curry-less Warriors.

Williams' tie-breaking hoop came after Klay Thompson capped a 31-point performance with a three-pointer with 1:07 to go to produce a 116-all tie.

Lou Williams attacks the Warriors off the dribble
Image: Lou Williams attacks the Warriors off the dribble

After Williams' hoop, the Warriors missed three opportunities to either tie or go ahead when Thompson misfired on a three-pointer and Kevon Looney couldn't connect on two follow-up shots.

Looney then fouled Williams at the other end on his three-point try with 13.4 seconds left, producing the clinching free throws.

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The Warriors forced overtime by scoring the final 11 points of regulation while holding the Clippers without a field goal for the final 6:08.

Thompson's second three-pointer of the late run produced a 106-all tie with 1:27 to go.

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Neither team scored again, with Thompson and Kevin Durant missing three-pointers, while Williams misfired three straight times at the other end.

kevin Durant scores 33 points but fouled out of the game in overtime
Image: Kevin Durant scored 33 points but fouled out of the game in overtime

The Clippers missed their last 11 shots of regulation and mixed in two turnovers. They led 101-87 with 6:36 to play.

Williams (25 points) and Montrezl Harrell (23) combined for 48 points off the bench for the Clippers, who beat the two-time defending champs for just the second time in their last 15 meetings.

Williams shot 14-for-14 from the foul line, helping the Clippers to a 30-16 advantage in free-throw points.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (18 points), Tobias Harris (17), Danilo Gallinari (14) and Marcin Gortat (12) also scored in double figures for the Clippers, who began a three-game homestand with a win over Milwaukee on Sunday.

Durant recorded a triple-double for the Warriors before fouling out, accumulating 33 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.

Andre Iguodala added 14 points and Draymond Green returned from a two-game absence to grab a game-high 14 rebounds for the Warriors, who played a second straight game without Curry, out with a groin injury.

Monday night's results

  • New Orleans Pelicans 126-110 Toronto Raptors
  • Philadelphia 76ers 124-114 Miami Heat
  • Brooklyn Nets 113-120 Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Orlando Magic 109-117 Washington Wizards
  • Dallas Mavericks 103-98 Chicago Bulls
  • Utah Jazz 96-88 Memphis Grizzlies
  • Phoenix Suns 101-118 Oklahoma City Thunder
  • San Antonio Spurs 99-104 Sacramento Kings
  • Golden State Warriors 116-121 Los Angeles Clippers (OT)

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