A day after squandering a late 13-point lead against the Thunder, the Clippers tried to let go of the outcome. And the NBA seemed to do the same, defending the outcome of a controversial, pivotal play that came with 11.3 seconds remaining.
Chris Paul made a career-high eight 3-pointers and scored 32 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-105 on Monday night in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal.
Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul will start Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday despite dealing with an injured right hamstring and right thumb.
A judge ruled that ex-executive director Billy Hunter's suit against the NBA players' association for breach of contract can continue, but dismissed most of his claims against Derek Fisher and all of them against a publicist who used to work with Fisher.