. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Clippers Crash To Bulls Bench

COMBINED REPORTS


CHICAGO -- When you play the defending NBA champion Chicago Bulls, you expect to have to contain Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen in order to win.


Jason Caffey and Randy Brown? They're just members of Jordan's supporting cast.


But Caffey and Brown played so well in the Bulls' 114-96 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers that Coach Phil Jackson didn't play Jordan and Pippen in the fourth quarter.


Caffey scored a career-high 23 points and Brown had a season-high 13.


"It was a good game for the second team,'' said Jordan, who scored only two of his 20 points in the second half while missing 7-of -8 shots.


Trailing, 88-86, the Clippers were outscored, 21-4, in a 6-minute stretch of the fourth quarter as the Bulls built a 19-point lead.


Raptors 82, Bullets 80. Walt Williams scored 29 points and John Long put Toronto ahead with nine seconds to play as the Raptors overcame a 19-point first-half deficit to beat the Washington Bullets 82-80 Thursday night.


Long made a 20-footer from the corner for an 81-80 Toronto lead.


Juwon Howard inbounded to Chris Webber, whose turnaround jumper hit the front of the rim with three seconds remaining. Damon Stoudamire got the rebound, was fouled with 1.2 seconds to go and made one free throw.


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