Xavier Henry

Five takeaways from the Clippers' 91-81 victory over the Lakers

Five takeaways from the Clippers' 91-81 victory over the Lakers

Kobe Bryant hasn’t quite called it a career, but it feels like a ballgame for the rivalry between the Lakers and the Clippers. The Lakers are like a teen jock who lorded his athletic supremacy over his teammates for years only to watch them sprout into the better players after a 91-81 defeat against the Clippers on Wednesday at Staples Center left the Lakers with 11 consecutive losses in the series. Here are five takeaways from the game:

1. There aren’t many goodbyes left for Bryant. It felt like a preliminary farewell to his...

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