It would have been easy for the Clippers to blame the officials for their loss to the lowly Minnesota Timberwolves (15-36) on Wednesday night at Staples Center.
Instead, the Clippers, mostly, pointed fingers at themselves for the defeat.
The technical foul Chris Paul was assessed with 20.6 seconds left, and the Clippers trailing by two points, played a role in the team having its four-game winning streak snapped. The NBA ruled on Thursday that official Lauren Holtkamp's technical foul call was correct.
The two technical fouls Clippers reserve guard Austin Rivers picked up in the second quarter that led to his ejection didn't help matters...