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20mTim MacMahon

D'Antoni accuses Griffin of intentional contact

coach Mike D'Antoni says Blake Griffin intentionally made contact with him Monday night before a heated confrontation that led to double technical fouls with three-and-a-half minutes to play.

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Sources tell Woj that 4 Rockets 'breached' Clippers' locker room (1:45)
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Tempers rise in CP3's return to LA (1:15)
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Griffin sarcastic during postgame news conference (0:44)
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CP3's first game against the Clips was drama-filled (1:09)
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Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Blake Griffin on what happened outside the Clippers' locker room postgame: "We were where we were supposed to be. We were in our locker room. So whatever happens over there — I mean, we can't control what anybody else does. We control what we did. Everybody was in our seats. That's it. You should ask them."

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Doc Rivers sheds a little light on incident in Clippers locker room (0:26)
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Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Clippers coach Doc Rivers on what happened outside the Clippers' locker room postgame: "Let's put it like this, our team was in our locker room. That's all I'll say. I'll let you do the rest of the investigation. I will say their entire team was not in their locker room. You're going to have to figure it out from there."

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Sources: Rockets push into Clips' locker room

Houston's James Harden, Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green pushed into the LA Clippers' locker room Monday night looking to confront Austin Rivers after the Rockets' 113-102 loss, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

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Things get heated late as Paul, Rockets lose to Clippers (2:17)
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Ariza and Griffin ejected (1:49)
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Ariza rips Griffin's tights (0:24)
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2hTim MacMahon

CP3 draws mixed reception in return to L.A.

The boos for Chris Paul weren't the reason it was a disappointing return to L.A. for the former Clippers star, with his Rockets falling 113-102 at Staples Center on Monday night.

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Griffin and Paul get chippy (1:12)

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

From Elias: The 2017-18 Warriors are the 3rd team in NBA history to win at least 20 of their first 23 road games of a season: 1971-1972 Los Angeles Lakers 21-2 1964-1965 Boston Celtics 20-3

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Ballmer love Griffin's and-1 (0:22)
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Johnson climbs the ladder for and-1 alley-oop (0:27)
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Griffin tips in Williams' floater (0:17)
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Johnson's block sets up Harrell in transition (0:34)
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Harrell overpowers Tucker in paint (0:18)
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Williams shows speed on drive and dunk (0:15)

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

After giving him mixed reactions during introductions, Clippers fans just booed Chris Paul on the first Rockets possession.

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CP3 warms up, visits with former teammates and fans (1:00)