Field Goal %
- LAC 38.8
- 38.8 MEM
Three Point %
- LAC 39.1
- 25.0 MEM
- LAC 18
- 10 MEM
- LAC 42
- 60 MEM
- Memphis, TN
0:00 - 4th Quarter
End of Game
Zach Randolph played strong on the defensive end of the floor in Game 3. Blake Griffin was 1 of 7 from the field with 4 points (including FT) when guarded by Randolph. Griffin was 4 of 5 with 12 points against all other Grizzlies defenders.
The Clippers shot 13 of 27 (48.1 percent) inside the paint in Game 3 with 26 points, tied for their second lowest output of the season. The Clippers averaged 48 points in the paint the first two games of the series.
The Grizzlies got Zach Randolph more involved offensively in Game 3, giving him 35 touches throughout the game, five fewer than he had the first two games combined. Randolph was able to score 16 points in the paint, tied for his third most in a game this season.
Chris Paul shot 11 of 13 as a pick-and-roll ball handler in Games 1 and 2 against the Grizzlies, including 9 of 9 in the second half. Paul had more misses and turnovers in Game 3 than he did the first two games combined.
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