Joe Johnson's Buzzer-Beater Defeats Clippers in Game 1

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The Utah Jazz hope to get greedy and steal another road game and go up 2-0 in the series. CP3 tied the game at 95-95 with a big bucket before Johnson's heroics. He then attacked with only three seconds remaining and attempted a floater.

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Gobert immediately reached for his left knee as the pass intended for him sailed out of bounds.

Hours after the final buzzer sounded, an MRI revealed there was no structural damage to Gobert's knee, but that he'd suffered hyperextension and a bone bruise. All four scored in double-digits to lift the Jazz over the Clippers. His 21st point led the Jazz in scoring. Hill and Favors contributed 16 and 15 points respectively.

There's no question that he was the best player on the court on Saturday night, and, historically, Paul's always shown up in playoff games.

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Three thoughts on the Jazz's 97-95 win over the Los Angeles Clippers from KSL.com's Utah Jazz beat writer, Andy Larsen.

Gordon Hayward had a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds.

The Jazz winning at the buzzer was surely disappointing for the Clippers.

"Who would do that?", Rivers asks. So if you miss, the game's over?

"Who would do that?" You move to the next game.

Rivers followed up with these gems: "That makes no sense". No, no, that is like the dumbest thing I've ever heard. You try your best to keep your eye on guys and to keep them fresh, but honestly Steph was pretty fresh going into last season's postseason. You don't wait. No.

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That mission got off to the worst possible start last night as the Clippers lost game one of their first-round playoff series to the Utah Jazz in dramatic fashion. And by taking the shot earlier, the Clippers extend the game.

Of course, the internet doesn't waste time on things like this and memes were being thrown out nearly immediately after the comment.

A series loss for the Clippers could be the end of an era for a team that has consistently failed to meet expectations over the past few seasons. For the Clippers, this is already the sixth consecutive time they made it to the playoffs.

Kerr rested players down the stretch as needed, he mixed Kevin Durant back in after a 19-game absence with a left knee injury. According to the study, the Jazz would've won nine more games with a fully healthy roster.

Yes, Blake Griffin had a game high 26-points, but he was nowhere to be found in the fourth quarter and committed several costly turnovers.

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