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It turns very serious for Clippers

With Paul and Griffin ailing, L.A. must dig deep if it hopes to win Game 7 on road

Updated: May 12, 2012, 3:16 AM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Chris Paul and Blake Griffin sat on the dais after the game as they had done following every one of their home playoff games this month.

The mood, however, was distinctly different this time.

Long gone was Paul's son, Chris Jr., doing an impersonation of Griffin's facial expressions as he sat on Paul's lap, or Nick Young showing off his "swaggy" wardrobe or Griffin teasing a reporter with a thumbs-up for asking a good question.

Their postgame news conferences, ...

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