Byron Mullens

Five takeaways from the Clippers' 111-104 victory over Sacramento

Five takeaways from the Clippers' 111-104 victory over Sacramento

Clippers fans can breathe easy. Their team can still go 82-0. It’s probably not going to happen, but it was still a possibility after the Clippers pulled out an unnecessarily frightening 111-104 victory over the Sacramento Kings in their season opener Wednesday night at Sleep Train Arena. Here are five takeaways from the game:

1. The Clippers finished the game strong after a letup. Star sixth man Jamal Crawford scored the first two baskets of the fourth quarter and the Clippers were up by 15 points. What could possibly go wrong? Just about everything. The Clippers started making careless passes and struggled to defend in transition as the Kings made a...

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