Lou Williams leads Clippers’ rally from 25 down to beat Pistons
DETROIT — The Los Angeles Clippers wiped out a 23-point deficit in less than nine minutes.
Then Lou Williams took over.
Williams scored 16 Los Angeles points in a row during a torrid fourth-quarter stretch, and the Clippers dominated the final period of a 111-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.
The Clippers trailed by 25 in the second quarter and were down 83-60 in the third before storming back to tie the game at 89 in the fourth.
It was 91-all before Williams scored every Los Angeles point during a decisive run that put the Clippers up 107-96.
“When you’re down big like that, you try to get it to 12. Then you try to get it to eight at a certain point, try to get it to six and give yourself an opportunity to win the game,” Williams said. “Like clockwork, we were hitting all of those spots, and we gave ourselves an opportunity to go win the game at about the eight-minute mark.”
The rally from 25 down was the largest regular-season comeback in Clippers history. They rallied from 24 down against Chicago in 2004.
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