Kings fall to Clippers, end season with 32-50 overall record

LOS ANGELES (AP) - DeAndre Jordan had 18 points and 17 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Sacramento Kings 115-95 on Wednesday night to clinch the No. 4 seed in the West and home-court advantage in the playoffs.
 
The Clippers and Utah Jazz will meet in the first round starting this weekend. The teams finished with similar 51-31 records, but the Clippers held the tiebreaker, having won the season series 3-1.
 
Los Angeles heads into the playoffs with momentum, having won seven in a row for the NBA's longest active streak.
 
J.J. Redick added 18 points for the Clippers, who needed a victory to gain home court after the Jazz beat San Antonio earlier in the evening. All five starters scored in double figures for Los Angeles.
 
The Clippers pulled away in the third quarter after leading by six at halftime.
 

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