Los Angeles Clippers play Grinch on Christmas against Golden State Warriors

Prize acquisition Chris Paul had 20 points and nine assists in his much-anticipated Clippers debut, Blake Griffin added 22 points and seven rebounds and Los Angeles beat the Golden State Warriors 105-86 on Sunday night to spoil Mark Jackson's opener as

By Marcus Thompson Warriors' Monte Ellis slips around Kings' Jason Thompson in the second half at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California on Saturday, December 17, 2011. In an exhibition game, the Golden State Warriors played the Sacramento Kings.

Warriors forward Dorell Wright worked out with Derrick Rose, Russell Westbrook and Tyreke Evans over the long offseason. He says working with elite talent helped elevate his game. After playing sparingly during his first six years with the Miami Heat,

By Marcus Thompson Warriors' Monte Ellis slips around Kings' Jason Thompson in the second half at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California on Saturday, December 17, 2011. In an exhibition game, the Golden State Warriors played the Sacramento Kings.

Prize acquisition Chris Paul had 20 points and nine assists in his much-anticipated Clippers debut, Blake Griffin added 22 points and seven rebounds and Los Angeles beat the Golden State Warriors 105-86 on Sunday night to spoil Mark Jackson's opener as