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In The Neutral Zone:
Chris Paul looked as hyped as ever during the Clippers 118-111 overtime victory over the Denver Nuggets, dropping 40 points in the shootout.
Paul looked in red-hot form during the pre-season thriller (Courtesy OcRegister.com)
The All-Star Point Guard scored a pre-season high of 40 points, whilst also racking up 11 assists and 7 rebounds in the pre-season thriller against Denver, and outlined the kind of performances Clippers fans will be hoping to see this season with Doc Rivers at the helm.
Darren Collison also added 27 for the Clippers, with Forward Blake Griffin adding a further 17 points.
Denver had seven players score in double figures in a balanced scoring attack, and could have stolen the game late in regulation, but Javale McGee failed to convert his mid-range buzzer beater.
The Clippers will see this as a great performance with the regular season creeping up on the league and will be hoping to see Paul produce even more dazzling performances when the games are added to the standings.
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