Did success get inside the heads of the Clippers? Did all the accolades after a 10-1 start to the season in which they had the best record, best defense and a strong bench make them full of themselves?
Center DeAndre Jordan pondered those questions after the Clippers lost their third straight game Tuesday night in Brooklyn and concluded that his team might have just started to believe that narrative.
And Jordan, for one, doesn’t like this current approach the Clippers have taken.
“I think we’re smelling ourselves a little bit,” Jordan said. “I mean, we haven’t done [bleep]. Nothing! We were, what, No. 1 in the West for a couple of...