1. The Clippers’ bench continues to be a big plus. The reserves outscored their starting counterparts, 60-54, thanks in large part to solid play from
2. The ball movement was much improved. All of that talk about trust issues was put to rest, at least for one night, as the Clippers continually shared the ball and traded in good shots for great ones. Point guard
3. The bench’s big output meant extra rest for the starters, which could be important considering the Clippers play again Thursday.
4. It was a much better start to the Clippers' first extended trip of the season than last year. The Clippers opened their first trip last year in Orlando and lost before going on to Miami and losing again. They got the first part of the equation right this time and are hoping for more. "We're trying to change both of them," Paul said.