The Clippers played the Warriors last year in the first round of the playoffs, the Clippers winning in a hard-fought seven-game series. When the teams met Nov. 5,
After that game, the Clippers had a team meeting, something Jamal Crawford acknowledged was a bit "concerning" so early in the season.
The Clippers played much better against Portland on Saturday.
In that same game, Blake Griffin played despite having flu-like symptoms. After the game, he said he felt like he was going to die out there. Here's what Chris Paul had to say about his teammate's effort: "Without him, we don't win this game."
Last week, the Clippers' new owner,
When Zucker was introduced to the Clippers' press on Saturday, she didn't waste any time in making a bold statement -- and taking a bit of a shot at the Lakers. Said Zucker: "I think the Clippers are well on their way to becoming Los Angeles' team."
This week, the Clippers play San Antonio on Monday, then Phoenix on Saturday. Here are the main things to look out for:
-- Will the Clippers improve on rebounding? They have been outrebounded in each of their games so far, and currently have the worst rebounding average of all 30