DeAndre Jordan was eight for eight from the field for a team-high 19 points and Blake Griffin added 13 points and 10 rebounds as the Clippers salvaged their preseason trip to China with a 99-89 victory over the Miami Heat in Shanghai on Sunday.
Jordan made all seven of his shots in the first half to help the Clippers run out to a 57-43 lead with a 26-13 rebounding advantage. The Clippers center had nine of those rebounds and added two blocked shots.
Star point guard Chris Paul played for the first time since off-season thumb surgery. He finished with four points, six assists and five rebounds in 22 minutes.