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NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 96, New Orleans 93

April 13, 2013 at 12:42 AM

NEW ORLEANS, April 13 (UPI) -- Chris Paul scored the game's final points at the foul line with 2 seconds remaining Friday and the Los Angeles Clippers held on to edge New Orleans 96-93.

Ryan Anderson missed a shot for the Hornets that would have forced overtime, leaving the Clippers with their fourth straight victory.

Los Angeles overcame a six-point deficit to start the fourth quarter and Paul hit six free throws over the final 17 seconds to help the Clippers pull out the win.

Blake Griffin led the Clippers with 20 points and Paul had 17 to go with 14 assists.

Eric Gordon scored 25 for the Hornets, who lost their third in a row.

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