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NBA playoffs: Clippers edge Grizzlies 93-91 on Paul's shot

Published: Monday, April 22 2013 12:00 a.m. MDT

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, middle, drives between Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph, left, and Mike Conley during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2013, in Los Angeles.   (Mark J. Terrill, Associated Press) Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, middle, drives between Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph, left, and Mike Conley during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill, Associated Press)

LOS ANGELES — Chris Paul's running jumper with a tenth of a second left gave the Los Angeles Clippers a 93-91 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night and a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.

Both teams stayed on the court while the referees reviewed the play. It was declared good, leaving Memphis a tick of the clock to inbound the ball but not enough to get off a final shot.

Paul finished with 24 points and nine assists and Blake Griffin added 21 points and eight rebounds.

Paul carried the Clippers in the final 3:46, scoring eight straight points, including a basket that gave them a 91-89 lead with 1:20 to play.

Mike Conley scored a career playoff high 28 points while leading the Grizzlies' fourth-quarter charge that came up just short.

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