The Memphis Grizzlies beat the L.A. Clippers 94-82 behind 27 points and 11 rebounds from Zach Randolph.
The Clippers weren't in this one throughout the second half, thanks to sloppy ball movement, leading to 16 turnovers, and terrible shot selection that led to a 38.8 percent field goal percentage on the night.
Chris Paul had an absolutely atrocious game, with just eight points on 4-of-11 shooting from the field. He also committed five turnovers.
In addition to Randolph's stellar performance, Marc Gasol added 16 of his own and most impressively, Quincy Pondexter had the game of his playoff life, with 13 points and two offensive rebounds.
The difference maker in this one was gritty defense from the Grizzlies that honestly just overpowered and intimidated the Clippers.
If Paul is the competitor that he appears to be though, he'll come back for some vengeance when the Grizzlies and Clippers face off in a pivotal Game 4 in Memphis on Saturday night.
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