Warriors Route Clips, With Curry, Durant Struggling


For the first time all season, Kevin Durant was off. Stephen Curry couldn’t hit anything from deep. After scoring 60 points in three quarters Monday, Klay Thompson started Wednesday’s game 0-of-4. This had the makings of an upset, in theory.

Instead, the Golden State Warriors routed the Los Angeles Clippers 115-98 in another faceoff that failed to validate the billing of “rivalry.” It was another Warriors-Clippers game, another hyped drumroll leading to nothing, another crescendo squeezed into quiet. The Clippers are excellent, just not so much against the Steve Kerr-era Warriors, against whom they’ve gone 1-8.

Source: Ethan Sherwood Strauss of ESPN

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