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Thunder overcome 7-point deficit in final 50 seconds to beat Clippers 105-104

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    Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers, left, talks to guard Chris Paul in the first quarter of Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo) (The Associated Press)

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    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant is fouled by Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) in the second quarter of Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series, in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo) (The Associated Press)

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    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots between Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes (22) and guard Chris Paul (3) in the second quarter of Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series, in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo) (The Associated Press)

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    Los Angeles Clippers forward Glen Davis (0) and Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (5) reach for the ball in the first quarter of Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series, in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo) (The Associated Press)

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    Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks talks to his team in the first quarter of Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers, in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo) (The Associated Press)

Russell Westbrook scored 38 points and made three free throws with 6.4 seconds remaining, and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a seven-point deficit in the final 50 seconds to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-104 on Tuesday night to go up 3-2 in the Western Conference semifinals.

Westbrook was fouled by Chris Paul while shooting a 3-pointer with the Thunder trailing by two. After his free throws, Paul drove to the hoop, but Reggie Jackson stole the ball from him, and time expired.

Kevin Durant scored 10 of his 27 points in the final 3:23 for the Thunder.

Blake Griffin had 24 points and 17 rebounds, Jamal Crawford scored 19 points and Paul had 17 points and 14 assists for the Clippers.

The Thunder can clinch the series Thursday in Los Angeles.