Well, that didn’t go so well. The
1. The Clippers continue to struggle against elite teams. They are now 7-10 against teams that currently have winning records, including 0-5 against the top four teams in the Eastern Conference. They have quality victories over
2. Did the bizarre postgame scene have larger implications?
3. Paul was about as hard on his team as he's been. Unlike his coach, who preached patience in the middle of a season in which he hopes his team is rounding into form, the All-Star point guard criticized its defense and consistency. He had some valid points on a night the Clippers gave up 63 points in the second half and committed 21 turnovers.
4. The bench needs some help, whether it’s internal improvement or some sort of move. There’s no sugarcoating it anymore.