Luc Richard Mbah a Moute

No love lost: Clippers beat Rockets 113-102 in heated game

Chris Paul came back to Staples Center to play against his old team and things got heated.

The final minutes of the game were filled with technical fouls, ejections, swearing, bumping — and that was just the beginning.

Lou Williams scored 31 points, Blake Griffin added 29 before his ejection, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat Paul and the Houston Rockets 113-102 on Monday night for their fifth victory in a row.

The tempers that flared during the fourth quarter carried over after the game, when several security guards were present outside the Houston locker room. Citing anonymous NBA sources, ESPN reported several Rockets players headed toward the Clippers' locker...