It’s just one of 82 regular-season games the Clippers will play this season. But their opponent Wednesday night at Staples Center is the Golden State Warriors, and that strongly suggests that this game means a lot more.
For the Clippers, it’s about ending a six-game losing streak against the Warriors.
The Clippers also want to show they are on the same level as a Golden State team that has been to back-to-back NBA Finals — and won the title in 2015 — and is favored to return for a third consecutive year. The Warriors (18-3) also have the best record in the league.
So, yes, the Clippers admitted that this is a big game for...