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The Los Angeles Clippers take on the Memphis Grizzlies in a rematch of last year's first-round matchup which saw the Clippers win the series in seven games.
And if this series is anything like that one was, we are all in for a treat.
This time around, though, the Clippers control the home-court advantage.
Los Angeles has taken three out of four from the Grizzlies this season, with the last one coming just recently on April 13 in Memphis.
At the point guard position, Chris Paul of the Clippers and Mike Conley of the Grizzlies going head-to-head has the makings of a great matchup.
Both guards can create offensively, but it is what they do defensively that make them so unique and special.
Paul and Conley both have active hands and read passing lanes brilliantly. Winning this series will depend a lot on which guard can make the other predictable, especially at the right times late in games.
Down low, it is Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan vs. Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol. The edge here has to go to the Grizzlies on the sole basis that their frontcourt has a better shooting touch.
With Randolph and Gasol's ability to shoot well fairly evident, it should open up the lane for one of the two to attack via isolation and one-on-one play close enough to the rim where it will even be a nightmare to defend for the two Clippers' shot-blockers.
In the end, Conley will bottle up Paul enough to force the Clippers to force jumpers while the Grizzlies control the tempo and work the ball inside consistently enough.
Still, this is a must-watch and sure to be exhilarating series.
Prediction: Grizzlies in seven.