SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers answered their worst loss in playoff history with one of their most uplifting victories.
Chris Paul had 34 points and seven assists, Blake Griffin added 20 points and 19 rebounds, and the Clippers beat the San Antonio Spurs 114-105 on Sunday to even their first-round series at two games apiece.
The Clippers, who bounced back from a 100-73 loss in Game 3, host Game 5 on Tuesday. This is the only series that is tied after four games.
Los Angeles coach Doc Rivers said the team’s “spirit” was broken during that lopsided loss, but he didn’t coddle his players during a two-hour film session Saturday.
“Doc pretty much went at all of us,” Paul said. “He told us about ourselves and he told us what we didn’t do. He told us that when it comes to the playoffs, it is the players’…
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