Los Angeles Clippers
Chris Paul scored eight of his 27 points in a dynamic overtime performance, and the Los Angeles Clippers moved to the brink of their second playoff series victory in 36 years with a 101-97 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night, taking a 3-1 series lead.
O.J. Mayo scored 10 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, and the Memphis Grizzlies bounced back to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-98 on Wednesday night.
Chris Paul hit a pair of free throws with 23.7 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from 27 down to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 99-98 Sunday night in the opening game of the Western Conference series.
Now that they are on their first three-game winning streak in almost two years, Kevin Love and the Minnesota Timberwolves are enjoying the ride.
Blake Griffin’s streak of double-doubles ended at 27 games. More important to him, the Los Angeles Clippers keep on winning.
Baron Davis acknowledged he played with a chip on his shoulder, though he emphasized that the courtside chirping by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and the recent stir it caused had nothing to do with his season-high 12 assists.