Clippers27262123 -- 97Lakers21242026 -- 91

Elton Brand had 23 points, 14 rebounds and 5 blocks as the Clippers won their third in a row against the Lakers.

The Lakers lead the series 78-22 since the Clippers moved to Los Angeles, and 124-42 in all games against the franchise.

Kobe Bryant scored 36 points for the Lakers, but made only 12 of 35 shots.

Corey Maggette added 21 points in the Clippers' balanced scoring as they extended their franchise-best start to 7-2.

L.A. Clippers

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 24032-7230-356-43172297Maggette 42:256-219-100-52321Brand 43:258-187-102-143223Kaman 36:233-64-43-112310Mobley 42:217-124-41-44320Cassell 39:275-96-70-75417McCarty 3:090-10-00-0000Wilcox 12:321-30-00-1032Ewing 12:551-10-00-0022Singleton 4:380-00-00-1100Rebraca 2:451-10-00-0022

Percentages: FG .444, FT .857. Three-Point Goals: 3-10, .300 (Mobley 2-4, Cassell 1-2, McCarty 0-1, Maggette 0-3). Blocked Shots: 9 (Brand 5, Kaman 4). Turnovers: 12 (Brand 2, Maggette 2, Kaman 2, Mobley 2, Ewing 2, Wilcox, Singleton). Steals: 4 (Cassell 2, Brand, Mobley).

L.A. Lakers

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 24033-8523-3013-41222091Brown 25:360-22-23-8332Odom 44:118-152-72-65418Mihm 35:364-104-43-91412Parker 28:044-91-11-44110Bryant 43:2812-3511-121-45236Vujacic 14:061-52-20-0104George 3:490-00-00-0000Cook 21:293-51-22-4147Profit 10:081-30-01-1022McKie 5:570-10-00-0200Bynum 7:120-00-00-5000Green 0:240-00-00-0000

Percentages: FG .388, FT .767. Three-Point Goals: 2-14, .143 (Parker 1-3, Bryant 1-6, Profit 0-1, Odom 0-2, Vujacic 0-2). Blocked Shots: 3 (Mihm 2, Brown). Turnovers: 9 (Mihm 3, Bryant 2, Odom, Vujacic, Brown, Profit). Steals: 6 (Odom 2, Cook, Brown, McKie, Profit). Technical Fouls: Defensive Three Second, 11:24 second.

A: 18,997 (18,997). T: 2:28.