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LOS ANGELES -- DeAndre Jordan looked around the press room with that big, megawatt smile and playfully avoided a question about his injured thumb as though it never happened. Wholesale Adidas Outdoor Shoes .Jordan sprained his right thumb Sunday but played with it taped on Monday night. That meant the Big Three for the Los Angeles Clippers was still very much intact and effective.Chris Paul scored 24 points and Blake Griffin had 21 points and 11 rebounds in a 116-98 victory over the winless Phoenix Suns.Jordan added 19 points and 11 rebounds as the Clippers relied on their top stars in improving to 3-0 this season.I feel great, Jordan said. It was a scary play for a second (on Sunday). I really want to play basketball. I dont want to miss any games. My teammates were definitely on me about getting it taken care of, but Im fine.As are the Clippers. Phoenix, however, has plenty of work to do.Brandon Knight scored 18 points for the Suns (0-4), who gave Los Angeles a little scare on Halloween when they cut the lead to 56-55 in the third quarter. The Clippers pulled away after that, and Phoenix was marred by fouls and turnovers.We kept playing hard, but the momentum kind of switched over, forward T.J. Warren said. After the third, we couldnt get stops and we were fouling a lot and putting them on the free throw line.Griffin scored 15 points in the first half, when Los Angeles built a 13-point lead. He made 12 of 14 free throws.The Clippers defense was stout and forced the Suns into 14 first-half turnovers and 20 overall. Los Angeles closed with an 18-3 run to lead 48-36 at halftime.The two things I liked were that we stayed engaged defensively, and thats what weve done all year and they just kept trusting, Clippers coach Doc Rivers said. Like (they know) its going to fall and eventually it started falling and once the basket opened up, with the way we were defending, we were in great shape.Jordan entertained with an assortment of dunks and layups despite playing with his right thumb wrapped in tape. Early in the first quarter, he grimaced and grabbed his thumb when he missed an alley-oop. But he remained in the game and never showed any signs of a problem afterward.Four of the five Clippers starters had scored in double figures by the end of the third quarter. Los Angeles offense has been slow to catch up with its defense early this season, but the Suns were no match on the defensive end as the Clippers got into a rhythm.Suns center Tyson Chandler fouled out with 7:51 left, a product of trying to contain Jordan and the rest of the Clippers frontcourt.The fouls and turnovers caught up with the Suns late in the game.Thats a lack of focus, coach Earl Watson said. They all came in the second quarter. And we cant let foul calls disrupt our rhythm mentally. We have to weather that storm and be mentally tough and play through that.TIP-INSSuns: G Devin Booker, third on the team in scoring, was a game-time decision and sat out with a sprained toe. Before the game, Watson said: If he doesnt play, hes really in pain.Clippers: Jordan injured his thumb in a win over Utah. He left the game but returned to play, and X-rays were negative. Rivers said he would monitor the situation throughout the game.BACK-TO-BACKSBoth the Suns and Clippers were playing back-to-back games for the first time this season. The Suns hosted the Warriors on Sunday and lost 106-100. The Clippers played an afternoon game Sunday followed by a night game. Rivers said he doesnt mind that kind of schedule.PIERCE WINS HALLOWEENPaul Pierce is still out with an ankle injury, but his Halloween costume was a winner. Pierce dressed up as rock star Rick James but changed just before tip-off. He posed for plenty of pictures before the game, including one with Clippers owner Steve Ballmer.UP NEXTSuns: Return home Wednesday to host Portland. Phoenix won the season series 2-1 last year.Clippers: Host the Thunder on Wednesday. Oklahoma City star Russell Westbrook is averaging 38.7 points per game. He scored 51 against the Suns.Hes an unbelievable player, just the impact he has on the game from so many different areas, Griffin said. The pressure he puts on defenses alone is crazy. You kind of know, thats just his personality, to just go and destroy and try to take over. Adidas Outdoor Shoes For Sale .Y. -- The Buffalo Sabres have recalled forward Kevin Porter and defenceman Chad Ruhwedel from the minors as part of a five-player roster shuffle made by the NHLs worst team. Blue Adidas Outdoor Shoes . General manager Jarmo Kekalainen told Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch on Friday that he wants to see Gaboriks contributions go beyond the scoresheet before considering a long-term deal for the soon-to-be unrestricted free agent. http://www.cheapadidasoutdoorshoes.com/ . The move comes after the Canadiens were approached by the Buffalo Sabres for permission to speak to Dudley - a former Sabres player and head coach. "The Sabres called for permission and I appreciate that, Im flattered, Dudley told TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun of ESPN. LAS VEGAS -- John Force beat daughter Courtney Force in the Funny Car final at the NHRA Toyota Nationals on Sunday, and Antron Brown wrapped up his third Top Fuel season title.John Force powered his Chevrolet Camaro to a 3.884-second pass at 327.19 mph in the final. It was his 147th career victory, fourth of the season and sixth at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.Im really excited, said the 67-year-old Force, a 16-time season champion. I mean I never like beating my daughter. We got two wins in the Countdown just a little bit late. Its pretty exciting when I see the stands packed. The way NHRA and the way our TV deal has really been hopping, sold-out crowds, and so many things going on. To be a part of it still at my age is really awesome.Brown ended the title chase when he beat Wayne Newby in the quarterfinals. He also won season titles in 2012 and last year.Brian (Corradi) and Mark (Oswald) and our entire team has wworked so hard and Im just privileged to drive that racecar for Don Schumacher Racing because Don makes it all happen, Brown said. Adidas Outdoor Shoes. When you come to a sport with all this access it makes dreams like mine, a kid from New Jersey, come true. My dad, uncle, everybody, they instilled it in me at a young age, work hard and you can make great things happen.Steve Torrence won the Top Fuel event, Shane Gray topped the Pro Stock field, and Jerry Savoie won in Pro Stock Motorcycle in the fifth race of the six-event Countdown to the Championship.Torrence had a 3.734 at 323.81 to beat J.R. Todd for his third win of the season.Gray had a 6.719 at 204.76 in a Camaro to edge Drew Skillman, and Jerry Savoie rode his Suzuki to a 6.915 at 194.13 to beat Andrew Hines. Savoie has six victories this season. Wholesale China Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale Authentic Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China Wholesale Nike Basketball Jerseys Hockey Jerseys China Supply Baseball Jerseys Football Jerseys Sale Authentic College Jerseys MLB Jerseys China Stitched Soccer Jerseys Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap Nike Jerseys ' ' '