The Clippers took a six-point lead into halftime, but the Grizzlies battled back, attempting to even up the series. Memphis reeled off an 11-1 run late in the fourth quarter to help them tie the game, 87-87, sending the game into overtime.
Chris Paul had a chance to win the game at the buzzer but was unable to get a shot off. He made up for it, though, with eight points in overtime. The Clippers went up 99-93 with just under 45 seconds left in the extra period, but the Grizzlies wouldn't quit, cutting the deficit to two points with eight seconds left in the game. Mo Williams was fouled and sank both of his free throws to go up 101-97 with 7.2 remaining. A three-point attempt by Rudy Gay didn't fall, and the Clippers grabbed the rebound to end the game.
Blake Griffin led all scorers in the game with 30 points, but Paul was close behind with 27 points and nine rebounds.
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