Chris Paul didn’t make his game-winning floater, but he accomplished two things:
1. He got the ball on the rim, resetting a shot clock set set to expire with 1.1 seconds left in regulation.
2. He drew the help defense of Robin Lopez.
That left DeAndre Jordan alone with the ball underneath the hoop with a chance to beat the Trail Blazers. Unfortunately – despite Paul’s desperate pleas – Jordan had no clue what was happening.
The Clippers lost in overtime, 98-93.