PLAYA VISTA, Calif. Eventually, the Clippers are going to win their franchise-record 50th game. But right now, with seven games left in the regular season and the playoffs quickly approaching, theyve got bigger concerns.
Intensity, for one.
The Clippers play the bottom-feeding Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night at Staples Center hoping to put their latest slump behind them. The Clippers have been stuck on 49 wins since beating the New Orleans Hornets last Thursday and have now lost four of their past five games.
If they plan on giving themselves a running start when the postseason begins, now would be a good time to start.
Weve got to win the rest of them, forward Blake Griffin said Tuesday after practice. Weve got to win them all. Obviously, you say that throughout the entire season, but this is when our sense of urgency needs to be at its highest.
This is kind of to the point where Im tired of talking about it. I want us to go out and do it. I need to do it.
A day later, the C...