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Good news for Clippers: 85% of teams winning Game 1 at home win series
Good news for Clippers: 85% of teams winning Game 1 at home win series

Here's a stat that Clippers fans will like. When the home team wins Game 1 of a seven-game NBA playoff series, that team wins the series 85% of the time. The Clippers beat the San Antonio Spurs at Staples Center in Game 1 of their first-round series on Sunday, 107-92. Here's a stat that Clippers fans will not like as much: The Spurs have lost their playoff opener three times in years when they won the NBA championship. Clippers Coach Doc Rivers was asked before Tuesday's practice if he's going to tell his players about that stat. "I don't think I need to do that, to be honest," Rivers said. "This is not the NCAA tournament where you win one...

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