Spurs Sweep the Clippers to Advance to the Western Conference Finals

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bill-swift - May 22, 2012

The Clippers are a talented group of individuals. Chris Paul and Blake Griffin look ready to become the most dangerous tandem in basketball since Shaq/Kobe, Malone/Stockton, or Duncan/Parker to name a few. However, they are not there just yet.

Paul led the way for the Clippers with 23; Griffin chimed in 21, but in the end they were no match for the depth and talent of the San Antonio Spurs.

The Big Fundamental, Tim Duncan led the way with 21 points and 9 rebounds and got plenty of help from his friends. A total of six players scored in double figures (Tiago Splitter got two of his 11 in the above video) for the Spurs Sunday night powering San Antonio to a 102-99 win over the pesky Clippers.

Los Angeles kept it close throughout the majority of the game. With just under five minutes left to play, the Clippers clung to a 5-point lead, but watched it slip away as the Spurs outscored them 15-7 for the remainder of the game.

Spurs fans may not have to wait long to see who they are playing in the Western Conference Finals. The Oklahoma City Thunder will look to eliminate the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Five tonight starting at 9:30 PM ET.

(This play was from Game Three on Friday, but it was just too awesome not to share.)

Article by Travis Pulver

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