It became clear to
The Clippers’ loss to the
But by winning Game 3 in Oakland on Thursday night, the Clippers reclaimed the home-court advantage after losing it with a first-game loss.
Game 5 is Tuesday night at
"I think guys know it," Griffin said the positives. "But the sting of that loss is still there. I don't think we should just be like, 'Hey, it's all right. We got a win. It's fine.' I think we should let this sink in.
"But at the same time, it's a three-game series now. We have home-court advantage, and we just gotta get it done."
Griffin and the Clippers played Game 4 under a dark cloud because of racist comments against African Americans allegedly made by team owner Donald Sterling.
A voice purported to be Sterling's is heard in an audio recording released by TMZ on Friday night telling a friend that he was upset she posted a picture on
ugliness of the Sterling drama.
"No, because it's about those guys in the locker room, our guys, our teammates," Paul said. "We prepare. We've been through training camp and this is what we love to do."