MEMPHIS, TN (AP) - The Los Angeles Clippers are focusing much more of their attention on Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley, and he has only himself to blame.
Conley is having a bit of a coming out party in this first-round series, scoring a postseason-best 28 points in Game 2, a performance he followed by handing out 10 assists with three steals and no turnovers, which hadn't been done in the NBA playoffs since John Stockton in 2001.
He topped that in Game 4, setting a Grizzlies' postseason record Saturday with 13 assists, 15 points and two turnovers.
Clippers guard Chris Paul says Conley is approaching elite point guard status in the NBA.
He's certainly been a big key as Memphis evened the series at 2-all with Game 5 on Tuesday night in Los Angeles.