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NBA: Clippers earn LA bragging rights

PAUL POWER:The Los Angeles Lakers closed to 99-97 with one minute, 29 seconds left, but Chris Paul scored the Clippers’ final eight points to seal his team’s victory

AP and reuters, LOS ANGELES

The Brooklyn Nets needed double overtime to defeat the Washington Wizards 115-113, securing the win when Joe Johnson sank a jump shot with only 0.7 seconds left.

The Cleveland Cavaliers also prevailed in a nail-biter, beating the Charlotte Bobcats 106-104.

Kyrie Irving scored 33 points, including a jumper from the foul line with one second left.

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