It was a better effort, but the Milwaukee Bucks still dropped their 11th straight road game, falling 103-90 to the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center.
Chris Paul scored 21 points and dished out eight assists for the Clippers (16-10), who swept the season series from the Bucks (10-17).
J.J. Redick added 19 points for the Clippers.
Michael Carter-Williams returned to the starting lineup for the Bucks. He and fellow guard O.J. Mayo led the way with 17 points each.
Coach Jason Kidd was happy with his team’s energy, compared to the lack of it the night before in a loss to the Lakers.
Paul Pierce scored six points for the Clippers and became the 16th player in NBA history to pass the 26,000 point mark.