PLAYA VISTA, Calif. The Clippers ability to repeat this seasons success and avoid the awful stumble that took place in their first-round playoff loss will turn on the decision of one player.
No surprise there, right?
The 118-105 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night remained a hot topic on Saturday as players cleaned out their lockers and did their exit interviews. But moving forward wont begin until theres a sense whether Paul plans to re-sign or will test the waters as an unrestricted free agent.
Im going to let him make his decision, teammate Caron Butler said. But I dont think theres another place hed be more happy than the Clippers.
Even if thats true, there was no consolation after the Clippers 4-2 series loss to the Grizzlies, a defeat that brought their banner season to a sudden halt. The Clippers set a franchise record with 56 regular-season wins and their first Pacific Division title, but they were out-played and out-hustled by a Memphis team that...