The Clippers edged the Trailblazers, 121-120, in a chippy game at the Staples Center on Monday night. It was the Clippers’ second consecutive win after dropping five of seven. Below are five takeaways from the action.
1. Slow to the finish
It took 19 minutes for the last 11.5 seconds of the game to come off the clock, which was largely due to a pair of ejections.
Clippers center DeAndre Jordan and Trailblazers shooting guard Evan Turner had to be separated after a short-lived shoving match. Jordan knocked Damian Lillard...