Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/13/12
MEMPHIS -- After losing Game 6 of the Western Conference first-round series on their home court, the Los Angeles Clippers didn't seem bothered by going on the road for Game 7 on Sunday. The Clippers pulled out an 82-72 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies that sent them to the conference semifinals at San Antonio starting Tuesday. The Clippers’ bench jump-started a 12-2 spurt at the start of the fourth quarter that forced the frantic Grizzlies into increasingly terrible shot selection. Memphis shot an icy 32.5 percent from the field, and missed too many free throws in the stretch. While the Clippers Chris Paul overcame a hip flexor injury and finished with 19 points, 9 rebounds and 4 steals, Nick Young stole the show. He added 13 points off a bench that had a 41-11 scoring edge. The Grizzlies, however, got little offense from anywhere. Rudy Gay and Gasol scored 19 and 18 points, respectively. Their best outside shooters -- O.J. Mayo and Mike Conley -- were a combined 3-of-24. ...
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