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When the San Antonio Spurs begin their second round action against the Los Angeles Clippers, all eyes will be on the all-world point guard matchup of Tony Parker and Chris Paul. Spurs fans may recall Paul's dynamic performance against the Spurs as a member of the New Orleans Hornets during the 2008 Western Conference semifinals. After facing an 0-2 hole, the Spurs responded, winning four of the final five games.
This season, both Parker and Paul finished in the top-five for the NBA's MVP voting with Parker receiving four first-place votes while Paul received six.
The Spurs-Clippers tip off at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the AT&T Center.
MEMPHIS, TN - MAY 13: Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives between Mike Conley #11 and Rudy Gay #22 of the Memphis Grizzlies in Game Seven of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs at FedExForum on May 13, 2012 in Memphis, Tennessee. 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 Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)