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Five takeaways from the Clippers' 107-92 playoff win over San Antonio
Five takeaways from the Clippers' 107-92 playoff win over San Antonio

The Clippers couldn’t have scripted a much better outcome than their 107-92 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night at Staples Center in their playoff opener. The Clippers were as supercharged as their fans, using their effort, energy and focus to dismantle the defending NBA champions. Here are five takeaways from the game: 1. Clippers Coach Doc Rivers thought his team's defense could have played better. The Clippers held the Spurs to 36.6% shooting, including 30.3% from three-point range, but Rivers said only part of it had to do with the way his team played. “We had a good defensive night," he said, "but we had a lot of mistakes. They missed some...

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