NBA Recap: Clippers out duel Suns and Kenneth Faried leads Nuggets

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Clippers 112, Suns 108

Blake Griffin and Darren Collison each had 23 points as the Clippers finished a big fourth quarter comeback with a four point win.

The Suns led by 13 points after three quarters 91-78, but the Clippers held the Suns to just 17 points the the quarter.

The Clippers have clinched a playoff spot, and are four wins away from locking up the three seed in the west.

The Suns are a half game up on Dallas and Memphis in the seven spot in the west.

Phoenix plays both Dallas and Memphis, in addition to San Antonio and Oklahoma City in the stretch run.

Nuggets 137, Hornets 107

Kenneth Faried was dominant for the Nuggets with a career high 34 points to go along with 13 rebounds, as the Nuggets rolled against the New Orleans Hornets.

Faried was helped by an Anthony Davis back injury that limited him to just 11 first half minutes. 

Faried is averaging 19.2 points and 9.8 rebounds per game over the past month, with nine double-doubles in his last 18 games.

Tyreke Evans had 27 points for the Hornets, and Anthony Morrow added 17 off the bench.

Kings 107, Lakers 102

Rudy Gay had 31 points and rookie second round pick Ray McCallum had a career high 27, as the Kings took down the Lakers in Sacramento.

Jordan Hill led the Lakers with 18 points and 15 rebounds.

Jodie Meeks added 21 points in the loss.

L.A. Lakers
Phoenix Suns
Denver Nuggets
L.A. Clippers
New Orleans Hornets
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