The Clippers defeated the Hornets, 107-102, on Saturday night in Charlotte. Here are five takeaways from the game:
1) The Clippers were able to get by the Charlotte Hornets, 107-102, on Saturday because of strong bench play.
The reserve unit of the Clippers accounted for 47 points.
As usual, Jamal Crawford led the Clippers’ substitutes with 22 points on six-for-11 shooting, five for eight on three-pointers.
Raymond Felton had nine points, seven rebounds and seven assists in 27 minutes, 35 seconds.
Marreese Speights scored all eight of his points in the first quarter. Alan Anderson provided the Clippers with a spark with his six points, and Wesley Johnson...