Grizzlies Power Past Clippers To Even Series
(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) — Marc Gasol scored 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 104-83 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday.
Zach Randolph added 24 points and nine rebounds as the Grizzlies evened their first-round playoff series at two games each.
“Their synergy is pretty amazing, you know what I mean,” Clippers guard Chris Paul said. “Z-Bo on the inside and big fella Marc, that’s another guard the way he passes the ball and shoots the ball. You just got to run them. You got to run them. You got to try to get them tired. You can’t just leave them in a rocking chair.
The Grizzlies controlled the majority of the game, never letting the Clippers lead by more than two points. They took the lead for good on a Randolph layup with 3:21 left in the third quarter.
The Clippers were led with 19 points from both Paul and Blake Griffin
“Now we got to go out there and try to get a win,” Memphis coach Lionel Hollins said, referring to Tuesday’s Game 5 in Los Angeles.
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