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Chris Paul goes to crossover, Damian Lillard trips (on Griffin) and hits floor

Los Angeles Clippers v Portland Trail Blazers - Game Three

PORTLAND, OR - APRIL 23: Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives to the basket on Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers in the first quarter of Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at the Moda Center on April 23, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

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It would be so so much more fun to say “Chris Paul drops Damian Lillard with a crossover.”

Except, that’s not really what happened Thursday night in the Clippers 109-108 preseason win.

CP3 went with a behind-the-back dribble (which is not a classic crossover), then as Lillard first slid to his right Blake Griffin popped out to set a pick — Lillard steps on Griffin’s foot, and that causes him to fall. It’s not fair to say the crossover dropped him, although it did get Lillard out of position. Still, it makes a good highlight.

(Hat tip Eye on Basketball)