Amir Coffey scored a career-high 35 points to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 138-88 home blowout win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night.
The Clippers closed the regular season on a five-game winning streak and won two of three meetings with the Thunder this season.
Los Angeles (42-40) will play at Minnesota on Tuesday in the play-in tournament after finishing above .500 for the 11th consecutive season.
The streak is the longest in the NBA.
With its 50-point win, the Clippers finished the season outscoring its opponents by two points.
Oklahoma City (24-58) finished its season on a three-game losing streak, to finish with the fourth-worst record in the league.
The Thunder used just six players for the second consecutive game, while Paul George, Reggie Jackson, Marcus Morris Sr. and Norman Powell missed the game on the second night of a back-to-back for the Clippers.
The Clippers jumped ahead early, leading 24-8 six minutes into the game.
Los Angeles hit nine of its first 10 shots, including all six 3-pointers.
The Clippers led by 21, 39-18, at the end of the first quarter thanks to 11 points from Luke Kennard and 10 by Coffey.
The lead grew to 29 by late in the second quarter before the Thunder closed the half with a 17-3 run, with eight points from Zavier Simpson.
An 18-2 Clippers run beginning early in the third quarter once again turned the game into a blowout.
Coffey scored 18 of his points in the Clippers’ 43-point fourth quarter.
Coffey also added a career-high 13 rebounds.
Kennard scored 20 points for Los Angeles, while Brandon Boston Jr. added 18 and Xavier Moon a career-high 17 off the bench — 13 in the fourth.
The Clippers’ bench outscored Oklahoma City’s 52-8. Melvin Frazier Jr. was the only player to come off the bench for the Thunder.
Los Angeles was 16 of 21 (76.2 percent) from the field in the fourth, hitting 7 of 9 from beyond the arc.
Simpson and Georgios Kalaitzakis led the Thunder (24-58) with 17 points each while Isaiah Roby and Vit Krejci added 16 each and Jaylen Hoard had 14 points and 15 rebounds.
–Field Level Media