Originally posted on Fox Sports Tennessee  |  Last updated 5/7/12
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chris Paul scored eight of his 27 points in a dynamic overtime performance, and the Los Angeles Clippers moved to the brink of their second playoff series victory in 36 years with a 101-97 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night, taking a 3-1 series lead. Blake Griffin had 30 points and seven assists before fouling out with 2:26 left in overtime for the Clippers, who blew a 10-point lead in the final 4 minutes of regulation before their All-Star point guard took charge in the overtime. Mike Conley scored a career playoff-high 25 points and Rudy Gay had 23 on 8-of-25 shooting for the Grizzlies, who couldn't match Paul's late-game poise in another thrilling chapter of a highly entertaining series. Game 5 is Wednesday night in Memphis, with Game 6 back at Staples Center on Friday if necessary.
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