Steve Nash hit a pair of free throws with 25.9 seconds remaining to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 93-90 win over the Los Angeles Clippers at US Airways Center in Phoenix. Nash had 13 points and six assists on the night.
Chris Paul had 19 points and 10 assists in the game and scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half. Paul hit two free throws of his own with 46 seconds remaining to briefly give the Clippers the lead. There were two ties and five lead changes in the final two minutes of a back-and-forth game in Phoenix.
Mo Williams missed a three-pointer with two seconds remaining, and after Channing Frye hit two free throws to give Phoenix a three-point lead, Blake Griffin missed a three-pointer at the buzzer. Blake Griffin had 16 points and 11 rebounds
Marcin Gortat scored 14 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, and Jared Dudley led Phoenix with 18 points.
The Clippers (39-24) still have a magic number of two to clinch home court advantage in the first round, and are a game behind the Lakers for the Pacific Division with three games to play. The Clippers have two days off before hosting the New Orleans Hornets Sunday night in their final home game of the season.
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