LOS ANGELES -- The most notable fact about the Clippers this season isn't that they're beating good teams. It's that they were losing to bad ones.
The Heat, Spurs, Grizzlies and Lakers? No problem. The Hornets and Cavaliers? For some inexplicable reason, the Clippers sank to various levels of incompetency.
But it's possible they finally figured out what they were doing wrong. Saturday night, they got off to a fast start, kept the pressure on the entire game and finished off a 116-81 rout of the Sacramento Kings at Staples Center.
All of a sudden, that recent four-game losing streak they endured doesn't seem like a reason to panic.
"We needed a win like that," forward Blake Griffin said. "And to be what I thought was pretty good from start to finish was good for our confidence. At the same time, you're not going to have every game like that."
Probably not, but this was still good for their psyche, even though it came against a Kings team that has lost nine of its past 12 games a...