It was a moment that at first made all the Clippers pause, a quick snapshot that eventually caused them to celebrate the significance of what they had just witnessed.
Luc Mbah a Moute had just blocked a shot in the second half, and then the Clippers’ defensive savant did something un-Luc like. He struck a pose and pointed toward the bench.
Keep in mind that Mbah a Moute is cerebral, his approach to the game generally low key. But there he was enjoying the moment, a rare show of emotion.
That’s why his teammates so enjoyed seeing Mbah a Moute express himself for those brief seconds.
“That was more than I’ve ever seen him do anything on...