Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:1AM
Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) shoots in the second half as Memphis Grizzlies guard Toney Douglas (16) defends at FedExForum. (Reuters)
Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) shoots in the second half as Memphis Grizzlies guard Toney Douglas (16) defends at FedExForum. (Reuters)
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The Los Angeles Clippers have topped the Memphis Grizzlies 114-98 at FedEx Forum.

The Clippers held on the No. 5 seed in the Western Conference. Memphis, by contrast, continued a losing streak that has reached four straight.

The Lakers were the better side in the first quarter which they maintained in the second on their way to a 54-45 lead at halftime.

The visitors also managed to win the third quarter, despite their loss in the final frame which did no harm to their 11 point victory.

Austin Rivers scored 20 points, and Chris Paul added 19 points and seven assists to lead the LA Clippers to victory.