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Clippers defense clicking again, fueling seven-game winning streak
Clippers defense clicking again, fueling seven-game winning streak

It's the part of the Clippers' game that often goes unnoticed, like the upholstery in a Ferrari. Defense is easy to overlook when J.J. Redick swishes shots as if he's all alone in the gym or DeAndre Jordan jumps so high to dunk a lob that it seems like his head might graze one of the Boston Celtics' championship banners. "Our offense is beautiful to watch," Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said after Redick and Jordan wowed their teammates, not to mention the TD Garden crowd, Sunday during a 119-106 victory over the Celtics. And yet, Rivers also is the first to acknowledge it is the Clippers' defense that has triggered their seven-game winning streak and a...

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