NBA via Los Angeles Clippers(LOS ANGELES) — Clippers guard Chris Paul scored the go-ahead layup with 54 seconds left in the game as Los Angeles (44-20) edged past the Atlanta Hawks (26-35), 109-108 on Saturday night.
Paul finished with 19 points and 10 assists while forward Blake Griffin scored a team high 27 points and pulled down eight rebounds.
The Hawks had a chance to send the game into overtime, when guard Jeff Teague was fouled by Clippers center DeAndre Jordan with 1.2 seconds left, but he missed the first free throw and made the second free throw when he was trying to miss.
The Clippers have now won seven in a row while the Hawks have lost 14 of their last 15 games.
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