Gortat had not played in the fourth quarter in the first 36 games of the season until the calendar turned, and he responded with his first double-double of the season when the Clippers extended their dominance of the Phoenix Suns with a 121-111 victory Friday night.,Danilo Gallinari and Lou Williams scored 21 points apiece and four other Clippers finished in double figures as they won their third straight against the Suns this season and their 11th straight in the series.,Suns center Deandre Ayton had four points, tying a season low set in the first game against the Clippers on Nov. 28.,They entered the game averaging a league-high 52.4 Williams and Harrell have not started a game this season, and Beverley flip-flopped with Avery Bradley on Nov. 20.,All average at least 25 minutes a game, and Williams (18.2) and Harrell (15.7) are the Clippers' third- and fourth-leading scorers.

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Jeff Jacobs: No basketball champion has ever been ripped off worse than Diana Taurasi

UNCASVILLE — She is the all-time leading WNBA scorer., After a decade and a half of pro basketball, Taurasi is making $115,233 this WNBA season., At the same time this night screams to the humiliating pay differential between the NBA and WNBA., Elizabeth Cambage tweeted: “Today, I learnt NBA refs make more than a WNBA player and the 12th man on a NBA team makes more than a whole WNBA team.”, The great NBA players are supportive of the WNBA players, but that doesn’t pay the bills. read more