Watch: Alternate angle showcases the astounding difficulty of Chris Paul game-winner
Creating and scoring against the Grizzlies' set defense is a feat in itself. But to do so with the game on the line -- with Memphis' lineup optimized and defenders at their most tenacious -- must register as one of the taller orders in the league. With the score tied in the closing seconds of Game 2 on Tuesday, the Clippers' Chris Paul was charged with doing just that.
By this point, we all know the result. Paul chiseled out the slightest bit of room for a tough drive toward the right side of the floor, picked up his dribble with a little more than a second remaining and made a runner off the glass to give the Clippers a 93-91 victory and a 2-0 series lead. But the above clip does a fantastic job of illustrating the impossibility of that shot.Tony Allen Darrell Arthur