Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Chris Paul netted 24 points and dished out
11 assists as the Los Angeles Clippers edged the Memphis Grizzlies, 87-86, in
a tense Western Conference quarterfinal Game 3.
Blake Griffin tallied 17 points and Randy Foye hit 4-of-5 three-point
attempts, including the game-tying trey in the final minutes, en route to 16
points for Los Angeles, which took a 2-1 advantage in the best-of-seven
Caron Butler -- who was expected to missed 4-6 weeks after fracturing his left
hand in Game 1 -- started the game, and contributed four points.
Rudy Gay finished with 24 points, Zach Randolph chipped in 17 and Marc Gasol
had 11 points to go with 10 rebounds for the Grizzlies, who saw Gay's
potentially game-winning jumper bounce off the rim as time expired.
Game 4 is slated for Monday at Staples Center.
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