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Not out of it: CP3, Clippers must regroup for Game 6 after brutal loss in Oklahoma City

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    Los Angeles Clippers' guard Chris Paul rubs his head during a timeout after a foul was called on Oklahoma City Thunder's guard Russell Westbrook for bumping Pauls head during the first half in Game 5 of the NBA Western Conference semi-finals at the Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Michael Goulding) ///ADDITIONAL INFO.01.clippers.0514.mg- 05/13/2014 - MICHAEL GOULDING, ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER - Clippers v Thunder Game 5 Western Conference semi-finals (The Associated Press)

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    Los Angeles Clippers' head coach Doc Rivers can't believe the foul committed by the Clippers late in the first quarter during the first half in Game 5 of the NBA Western Conference semi-finals at the Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Michael Goulding) ///ADDITIONAL INFO.01.clippers.0514.mg- 05/13/2014 - MICHAEL GOULDING, ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER - Clippers v Thunder Game 5 Western Conference semi-finals (The Associated Press)

Chris Paul seems like he'll need more than a couple of days to fully recover from his role in one of the ugliest playoff collapses in NBA history.

But with the Los Angeles Clippers' season riding on Game 6 at Staples Center on Thursday night, Paul and his teammates don't have time to worry about their mistakes late in Game 5.

The Clippers' roller coaster of a postseason is in another valley after the Thunder rallied from 13 points down in four minutes, but coach Doc Rivers is teaching the Clippers that playoff runs are supposed to be tough.

Russell Westbrook rescued Oklahoma City from defeat, but the Thunder still must beat Paul and Blake Griffin one more time to advance to their third Western Conference final in four years.