The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the San Antonio Spurs, 111–109, in a thrilling Game 7 on Saturday night. 

By SI Wire
May 02, 2015

The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the San Antonio Spurs, 111–109, in a thrilling Game 7 on Saturday night

Despite leaving the game with a strained hamstring in the first quarter, Clippers point guard Chris Paul scored the game-winning basket on a layup with one second left. 

Paul finished with 27 points on 9-of-13 shooting. Blake Griffin scored 24 points and made 10 of his 11 free throw attempts. Tim Duncan scored 27 points for the Spurs and tied the game with a pair of free throws with eight seconds left to play.

The Clippers advance to take on the Houston Rockets in the next round. 

Watch: Chris Paul sinks buzzer beater to end third quarter

The game capped a hard-fought series in which only one game was decided by more than nine points. Plenty of current and former NBA players shared their excitement on Twitter.

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