Zach Randolph had 18 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies over the Los Angeles Clippers 90-88 in Game 6 of their first round NBA playoff series. After the Clippers did not convert two chances to eliminate the Grizzlies, in Game 5 and Game 6, the best-of-seven series is now tied at 3-3.
The Clippers reserves opened the fourth quarter on a 10-2 run to take a 76-68 lead with 8:31 remaining, but Memphis used a 22-9 run to win the game.
Chris Paul, struggling with a strained right hip flexor, had 11 points, seven assists, and five rebounds for the Clippers in the loss. Blake Griffin added 17 points and five rebounds.
Marc Gasol had 23 points and nine rebounds for Memphis, who shot 45.5% for the game.
Game 7 will be Sunday in Memphis, with the winner advancing to play the San Antonio Spurs, the top seed in the Western Conference, in the second round.
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