Clippers Lead Thunder 63-61 at Half in Game 3

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The Los Angeles Clippers lead the Oklahoma City Thunder 63-61 at halftime of Game 3 of their NBA Western Conference semifinal series at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

OKC is out shooting LA, hitting 55 percent from the field, and out rebounding the Clippers 23-15, but have eight turnovers to just two for the Clips.

Former Sooner Blake Griffin leads LA with 16 points, with Chris Paul adding 14.

Kevin Durant is leading all scores with 21 points.

Los Angeles native Russell Westbrook started slowly, but finished the half strong, with 13 points, 7 coming in the final minute and a half.

Westbrook added 5 rebounds and 5 assists.

OKC had made all 13 free throw attempts.

Reggie Jackson scored 8 points off the bench.

The series is tied at a game apiece.