It was a locker room devoid of champagne, commemorative T-shirts or even congratulatory chatter, the Clippers acting as if they had done nothing more than log a late-season victory over one of the worst teams in the NBA.
The significance of their 119-98 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night at Wells Fargo Center seemed lost on their star players.
FOR THE RECORD:
Clippers: A subheadline in the March 28 Sports section about the Clippers' victory against the Philadelphia 76ers said the Clippers secured home court advantage in the first round of the NBA playoffs. They clinched a playoff berth on Friday but have not secured...