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Griffin, Clippers Top Grizzlies, 110-103, Close Out Season With Victory

Blake Griffin had a triple-double in the final game of his stellar rookie campaign, with 31 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 110-103 win at Staples Center over the playoff-bound Memphis Grizzlies. The Clippers built a big first-half lead, taking a 66-47 lead into halftime, but Memphis made it a close game in the closing minutes. The Grizzlies cut the lead to four points, but the Clippers pulled away for the win.

Eric Gordon scored 24 points, dished out six assists, and has two steals on the night. DeAndre Jordan scored 14 points, grabbed 10 boards, and two blocks. The Clippers shot 54.3% from the field on the night, compared to 42.9% by the Grizzlies.

The Clippers finished their season at 32-50, a three-win improvement over last season. The were 23-18 at home. Memphis with the loss is the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference in the NBA playoffs, and they face the No. 1 seed San Antonio Spurs in the first round.

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