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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BRAD STEVENS RE: On tonight’s game: “Well, to our guy’s credit, after a super uninspired 3 quarters, I thought we were really good late.,As it was, we stuck with it and I told Igor we didn’t deserve to win the game but it was a great individual performance by Kyrie certainly and Morris hit another huge shot for us but we have a long way to go.”,The second half team that showed up, not so much worried about the shots going in but finding the right shot, the right player at the right time and just trusting that each of us we’re going to be selfless; just staying with the mindset that we can win the game.,IGOR KOKOSKOV RE: On tonight’s loss: “We, as coaches, we talk about a game sometimes.,RE: On his success early on in the game: “Just my team did a good job of finding me in spots and just being myself out there and staying aggressive and try to stay efficient on both ends of the floor.”