The Los Angeles Clippers have just completed one of the most amazing comebacks you will ever see in the NBA playoffs. Down by as many as 27 points against the Memphis Grizzlies, the Clippers came all the way back to win the game. With the win, the Clippers take a 1-0 series lead over the Grizzlies in the best of seven series.
After the Grizzlies went up by 24 points with 9:12 remaining, the Clippers went on an amazing 28-3 run to pull out the victory. At the end of the game, Chris Paul hit two free throws with 23 seconds remaining to put the Clippers up by a point. On the final possession, Rudy Gay missed a shot — and the comeback was complete for Los Angeles!
Paul finished with 14 points and 11 assists for the Clippers, while Nick Young led the way off the bench with 19 points. Memphis got 19 points from Gay and 17 apiece from Mike Conley and O.J. Mayo.
It’ll be interesting to see if the Grizzlies can survive this massive letdown. Game 2 will be in Memphis on Wednesday, so the Grizzlies will face a must-win contest. As for the Clippers, they’ll be celebrating this win for a while.