Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/20/14
By Ron Higgins, The Sports Xchange MEMPHIS – The last time the Los Angeles Clippers were seen in Memphis, they broke hearts last April by winning the seventh game of a Western Conference first-round playoff series over the Memphis Grizzlies. Bowed up and expecting a wire-to-wire fight in their first trip to FedExForum since the playoffs, the Clippers were as stunned as anybody after destroying the Grizzlies, 99-73, on Monday night. The Clippers (29-9) and the Grizzlies (24-12) each played without their best player, with L.A. point guard Chris Paul (bruised right knee) and Memphis forward Rudy Gay (attending grandmother’s funeral) sitting out respectively. But from the moment that Clippers’ forward Blake Griffin roared in for a game-opening dunk, to total domination by a Clippers’ bench that scored 54 points -- even outscoring the Grizzlies’ starters -- the totality of the victory was stunning and unexpected considering the competitiveness of last year’s playoff series. “Yo...
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