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Clippers overcome 27-point deficit to rally past Grizzlies

Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul, left, knocks the ball loose from Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, right, of Spain, in the first half of game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal round game at FedExForum in Memphis, Tenn., on April 29. The winner of the best-of-seven series will go on to face either the San Antonio Spurs or the Utah Jazz in the Conference Semifinals.
Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul, left, knocks the ball loose from Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, right, of Spain, in the first half of game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal round game at FedExForum in Memphis, Tenn., on April 29. The winner of the best-of-seven series will go on to face either the San Antonio Spurs or the Utah Jazz in the Conference Semifinals.Mike Brown / EPA

Chris Paul hit a pair of free throws with 23.7 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from 27 down to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 99-98 Sunday night in the opening game of this Western Conference series.

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