Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, left, attempts to back down Utah Jazz guard Raul Neto, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

Clippers clinch playoff berth with 108-95 victory over Jazz

March 25, 2017 - 5:59 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamal Crawford scored 28 points off the bench, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Utah Jazz 108-95 on Saturday to clinch a playoff berth for the sixth straight year.

The Clippers trail the Jazz by a half-game in their race for the No. 4 playoff seed in the West.

Blake Griffin added 15 points and DeAndre Jordan had 15 rebounds for the Clippers.

Rudy Gobert had 26 points and 14 rebounds for Utah, and reserve Joe Johnson added 17 points. The Jazz have dropped four of five.

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