Eric Bledsoe scored all 15 of his points in the final 10 minutes as the Los Angeles Clippers used a big fourth-quarter kick to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 112-91 in the first game of their Western Conference playoff series on Saturday in Los Angeles.
Chris Paul led the Clippers with 23 points and seven assists, and five other Clippers joined him and Bledsoe with double-figure point totals.
The Grizzlies were down six entering the fourth quarter and cut it to one on Keyon Dooling's three-pointer with 10:11 left.
Then Bledsoe took over, hitting all seven field goals, as the Clippers outscored the Grizzlies 35-15 in the final 10 minutes.
Paul scored five points in the run, and Blake Griffin and Matt Barnes each had four. Griffin finished with 10 points and five rebounds in 25 minutes, and Barnes also scored 10 points.
Chauncey Billups scored 14, and Caron Butler and Jamal Crawford each had 13.
Jerryd Bayless led Memphis with 19 points, Marc Gasol had 16, Zach Randolph 13 and Mike Conley 12.