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Paul has 40 points, 11 assists to lead Clippers to 118-111 OT win over Nuggets in Vegas

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    The Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul covers the Denver Nuggets' Randy Foye during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) (The Associated Press)

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    The Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul sinks a game-tying shot during the final seconds of the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in Las Vegas. The Clippers went on to defeat the Nuggets in overtime 118-111. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) (The Associated Press)

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    The Los Angeles Clippers' Byron Mullens covers a shot from the Denver Nuggets' Quincy Miller during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in Las Vegas. The Clippers defeated the Nuggets in overtime 118-111. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) (The Associated Press)

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    The Denver Nuggets' JaVale McGee shoots between The Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin, left, and Byron Mullens during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in Las Vegas. The Clippers defeated the Nuggets in overtime 118-111. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) (The Associated Press)

Chris Paul scored career preseason high of 40 points and added 11 assists to lead to the Los Angeles Clippers to a 118-111 overtime win over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night.

Paul's layup with 22 seconds left in regulation sent the game into overtime. He played 42 minutes, adding seven rebounds and going 12 of 13 at the free-throw line.

Darren Collison had 27 points on 10-of-13 shooting for the Clippers (4-2), who outscored the Nuggets 14-7 in overtime.

Blake Griffin added 17 points and eight rebounds in 39 minutes for Los Angeles, which trailed 104-100 with 47 seconds left in regulation.

Evan Fournier and Anthony Randolph had 16 points apiece for the Nuggets (2-3), who had seven players in double digits.

Denver had a chance to win in regulation, but JaVale McGee's 6-foot jumper from the right side was short at the buzzer.