The Los Angeles Clippers hosted the Portland Trail Blazers at the Staples Center for game two of their best-of-seven Western Conference playoffs
in the NBA.
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Chris Paul led the way for the Clippers with 25 points.
The home side were out of the blocks in prompt fashion leading the way 22-17 after the first quarter.
The interval saw LA up 47-43.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"la-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">CP3 pours in 25 PTs to go w/ 5 ASTs as <a href="https://twitter.com/LAClippers">LAClippers defeat
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Portland made up some of the deficit after the restart, but in the final quarter it was Los Angeles that secured their grip on the match to win 102-81.
The Clippers lead 2-0 in the series with the next match in Rip city on Saturday.