So much for the
After beating Orlando and Miami by lopsided scores, the Clippers lost to the
The Clippers cut the Grizzlies' lead to eight points late in the third quarter, but the Grizzlies quickly pushed it up to as much as 25. The Clippers went on another run in the fourth quarter, prompting Coach
The Grizzlies outshot the Clippers, 49.4% to 41.6%, and out-rebounded them, 52-32.
The Grizzlies, who have now won 22 consecutive regular-season games at home, demonstrated great interior passing, finishing with six players in double digits. They were led by
The Clippers were led by
The Clippers, who had been sharing the ball beautifully over the past two games, finished with only 14 assists. The Grizzlies had 20.