The streaking Los Angeles Clippers are closing in on 50 wins with four games remaining in the regular season. It’s a number few would have imagined last autumn and again after trading leading scorer Tobias Harris in February.

Danilo Gallinari wasn’t one of them.

‘I was very confident in this team from the beginning,’ he said.

Gallinari had 27 points and 15 rebounds in a 113-96 rout of the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night for the Clippers’ league-leading 13th win in 15 games.

‘It was a good night for the team, especially the second night of a back-to-back,’ Gallinari said. ‘You always want to come out aggressive and keep the intensity up.’

The Clippers (47-31) closed March with the NBA’s best record at 13-2, tying the highest winning percentage in the month in team history set in 2014.

Montrezl Harrell added 20 points, making 10 of 11 free throws, and Lou Williams had 17 points for the Clippers.

‘It was one of them trap games,’ Harrell said. ‘But we went out and took care of the things that we need to do as a team.’

Already without Mike Conley, the injury-riddled Grizzlies lost Jonas Valanciunas with 6:16 left in the third quarter. The seven-footer injured his right ankle going for a rebound. He grimaced while being supported by two team-mates as he hopped off the court.

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