Paul, Griffin lead Clippers over Griz, 87-86

Chris Paul had 24 points and 11 assists and high-flying Blake Griffin added 17 points for the Clippers, who beat the Memphis Grizzles 87-86 Saturday, May 5, 2012.

Memphis Grizzlies v Los Angeles Clippers - Game Three

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 05: Mo Williams #25 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives around Zach Randolph #50 of the Memphis Grizzlies in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 5, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers won 87-86 to take a two games to one lead in the series. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Memphis Grizzlies v Los Angeles Clippers - Game Three

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 05: Mo Williams #25 of the Los Angeles Clippers throws a pass around Marc Gasol #33 of the Memphis Grizzlies in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 5, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers won 87-86 to take a two games to one lead in the series. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Memphis Grizzlies v Los Angeles Clippers - Game Three

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 05: Kenyon Martin #2 of the Los Angeles Clippersdunks against the Memphis Grizzlies in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 5, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers won 87-86 to take a two games to one lead in the series. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Memphis Grizzlies v Los Angeles Clippers - Game Three

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 05: Chris paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers goes up with the ball against the Memphis Grizzlies in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 5, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers won 87-86 to take a two games to one lead in the series. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Memphis Grizzlies v Los Angeles Clippers - Game Three

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 05: Zach Randolph #50 of the Memphis Grizzlies shoots over Caron Butler #5 of the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 5, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Memphis Grizzlies v Los Angeles Clippers - Game Three

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 05: Quincy Pondexter #20 of the Memphis Grizzlies shoots against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 5, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Memphis Grizzlies v Los Angeles Clippers - Game Three

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 05: Mike Conley #11 of the Memphis Grizzlies goes up for a shot against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 5, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers won 87-86 to take a two games to one lead in the series. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Memphis Grizzlies v Los Angeles Clippers - Game Three

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 05: Marc Gasol #33 of the Memphis Grizzlies and kenyon Martin #2 of the Los Angeles Clippers contend for a rebound in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 5, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers won 87-86 to take a two games to one lead in the series. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Paul, Griffin lead Clippers over Griz, 87-86

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, center, shoots as Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph and guard Tony Allen defend during the first half of Game 3 in their first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Paul, Griffin lead Clippers over Griz, 87-86

Los Angeles Clippers forward Reggie Evans (30) puts up a shot as Memphis Grizzlies guard O.J. Mayo defends during the first half of Game 3 in their first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Memphis Grizzlies v Los Angeles Clippers - Game Three

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 05: O.J. Mayo #32 of the Memphis Grizzlies goes up for a shot over teammate Rudy Gay #22 against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 5, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers won 87-86 to take a two games to one lead in the series. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Paul, Griffin lead Clippers over Griz, 87-86

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 05: Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers dunks against the Memphis Grizzlies in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 5, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers won 87-86 to take a two games to one lead in the series. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Paul, Griffin lead Clippers over Griz, 87-86

Memphis Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay (22) dunks as guard O.J. Mayo (32) watches during the first half of Game 3 in their first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers, Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Paul, Griffin lead Clippers over Griz, 87-86

Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph, right, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Caron Butler, left, defends during the first half of Game 3 in their first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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