Topics

Derek Fisher
Five takeaways from the Clippers' 112-101 Game 2 loss to the Thunder
Five takeaways from the Clippers' 112-101 Game 2 loss to the Thunder

Here are five takeaways from the Clippers’ 112-101 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals that evened the series at one game apiece: 1. This outcome was entirely predictable. The script called for Kevin Durant to go wild one day after an emotionally drenched celebration of his first most valuable player award, and that’s exactly what happened. Durant scored 32 points and finished one assist short of a triple-double. The teammates singled out by Durant during his MVP acceptance speech also responded with intensity and focus that was missing in their Game 1 defeat, particularly Russell...