Chris Paul last night came up big when it counted. He had a decent night of 14 and 9, but it was his mindset and know how in the important moments that counted. Chris Paul gave his defender a little shimmy at the top of the key with under a minute remaining and the game tied. What should be most concerning for the Jazz was how the sea parted for Paul as he drove the lane to get the game winning bucket (the Clippers led the rest of the way).
And how about the presence of mind earlier in the game where Paul thinks quickly on what could have been a turnover and instead turns it into three point possession for the Clippers. These are the kind of heady plays that win ballgames, and make your team a winner in close contests: