1. On a positive note from on Monday night, L.A. finally got the breakout game from small forward the team had yearned for.
Gallinari scored a season-high 19 points.
He was eight-for-15 from the field, played a team-high 34 minutes, 18 seconds and was aggressive throughout the game.
2. On a negative note from the Clippers’ 11th consecutive loss to the Warriors, L.A.’s defensive effort was subpar, to say the least.
The Clippers never got a handle on how to slow down the Warriors.
The Clippers couldn’t stop the Warriors from shooting 60% in the first quarter, 60.9% in the second quarter and 68.4% in the third, putting the game out of reach.
The Warriors shot 48.1% in the fourth, but they built a 29-point lead against the Clippers in that quarter and never looked back.
3. A loss can bring a lot of negative stats. One of those for the Clippers was the plus-minus category.
All 13 Clippers who played had a minus in that department. Lou Williams had a minus-31, followed by Blake Griffin with a minus-23.
4. If nothing else, Willie Reed was a force on the backboards for the Clippers in a reserve role. Reed had eight rebounds, half of them offensive.
5. The Clippers actually were outrebounded by the Warriors 46-35. DeAndre Jordan had 11 and Reed had his eight, but otherwise it was not a good effort on the boards.