Here are five takeaways from the
2. The Warriors cannot win without
3. The Clippers’ bench lives!
5. Rivers' sideline presence instills confidence in the Clippers. The Clippers coach was unafraid to match Golden State's Jermaine O'Neal word for word when O'Neal kept mouthing off to Rivers' players, resulting in technical fouls on O'Neal and Rivers. The coach's commanding presence seems to boost his players in difficult situations and gives them the belief they can persevere through any challenges. It's a huge X factor in the Clippers' favor.