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Clippers! Team's mental toughness is being tested early this season

Clippers! Team's mental toughness is being tested early this season

Hi, my name is Broderick Turner, and welcome back to the Los Angeles Times’ Clippers newsletter.

The Clippers’ fortitude is being tested.

Constant losing will do that to a team.

And the Clippers have been losing and losing and losing, to the tune of six consecutive games.

The path they take forward will determine their fate — for better or for worse.

Woe-is-me is one approach when things look their darkest.

Resolve is another step to take during dire moments.

So, what will it be Clippers?

“My job is to make sure these guys know that we just can’t accept it. You may lose, but you can’t accept it,” Clippers coach Doc Rivers...

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