Sunday, May 13, 2012
NBA : LA Clippers win 82-72 in Memphis to eliminate Grizzlies
Kenyon Martin scored seven of his 11 points in the fourth quarter, and the Clippers advanced to the Western Conference semifinals with an 82-72 win over the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 7 on Sunday.
The Clippers, who trailed 56-55 after three quarters, took control in the final period by starting with an 11-2 run and when Mo Williams hit a 3-pointer pushing it to 71-61 with 7:04 left in a 16-5 the visitors were in control.
Los Angeles finished off the win by hitting 9 of 10 free throws in the final 3:26. The Clippers also managed to outrebound the Grizzlies 46-44 for only the second time this series.