Here are five takeaways from the
1. Is it a Clippers town? The Clippers won five consecutive games and nine of their last 10 against the Lakers. How lopsided was this win? The Clippers led by as many as 43 points. Big wins over the Lakers are almost becoming a trend for the Clippers. In March, the Clippers beat the Lakers by 48 points, dealing them their worst loss in franchise history. The Lakers still have one big edge though -- they've won 16
Said Bryant: "I was trying to rush things, change momentum to get us back in a little bit, but I didn't play any different than I normally play."
4. The Clippers' moved the ball well. The Clippers finished with 29 assists on their 40 field goals. Each of the Clippers' starters scored in double figures, and every player scored except for
"It was just beautiful to watch," Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said of his team's ball movement.
5. The Clippers controlled their turnovers. After finishing with 21 turnovers in their loss to the