Warriors vs. Clippers: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

December 8th, 2016 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »

The Los Angeles Clippers are—in theory—a title contender in the Western Conference, but it is difficult to call any other team a contender if the Golden State Warriors play like they did Wednesday.

The defending Western Conference champions eviscerated Los Angeles at Staples Center, 115-98, thanks to a balanced offensive attack. Klay Thompson led the way with 24 points after scoring 60 in his last game, but five different Warriors finished in double figures as Golden State tallied 32 assists on 42 made field goals.

Golden State won its 15th game in 16 tries and moved to 19-3 on the season and an impressive 10-1 on the road. The Clippers fell to 16-7 overall and 2-5 in their last seven games.

The talent disparity between the two teams was on full display, as Chris Bleck of ESPN Chicago suggested:

Arash Markazi of ESPN.com said, "The Warriors have now beaten the Clippers seven straight times. This had been one of the better rivalries in the NBA."

Even with the commanding win, the Warriors shot an uncharacteristic 7-of-30 (23.3 percent) from three-point range, whic ...

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