Chris Paul

Clippers might be on brink of elimination, but recent history shows they can advance

Clippers might be on brink of elimination, but recent history shows they can advance

Rather than despair, the Clippers say they see hope even as their season edges toward an earlier-than-expected conclusion.

Rather than gloom, the Clippers say there is some light ahead even as they sit one push away from being ejected from the playoffs by a talented and determined Utah Jazz team.

Rather than sulk about being down 3-2 in the best-of-seven series that returns to raucous Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City for Game 6 Friday night, the Clippers find solace in knowing they have overcome the same playoff odds before.

So as the loss in Game 5 began to settle in late Tuesday night, there was a testy exchange between Clippers point guard Chris Paul and a...

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