The Los Angeles Clippers are a professional basketball team in Los Angeles, California. They play in the Pacific Division of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

In their first playoff game, the Clippers achieved one of the biggest comebacks in NBA Playoffs history, a 27 point lead the Grizzlies had held over them, to win their first playoff game of the season, 99-98. They led the series 3-1, However, after 2 straight losses they rallied back and eventually won Game 7 in Memphis 92-82 to prevail to the second round. The Clippers relied on their bench during that game, and they came through, scoring all but two of their points in the fourth quarter. Chris Paul scored 19 points, despite an injured right hip flexor. Blake Griffin was limited due to a sprained knee.