It started for the Clippers with Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordanimposing their will on the game.
It carried over to Jamal Crawford, Wesley Johnson, Cole Aldrich and the rest of the reserves.
The combination of all that kinetic energy was what enabled the Clippers to overwhelm the Washington Wizards, 108-91, Monday night at the Verizon Center.
Paul's determined play in his showdown against Wizards point guard John Wall pushed the Clippers from the start. Paul was on the attack, scoring 10 of his 23 points in the first quarter. He finished the game with seven assists and five rebounds, and also had his first dunks of the season.
Jordan dominated in the middle, the...