The Clippers improved their NBA-best record to 10-1 by torching the short-handed Nets, 127-95, at Staples Center on Monday night. The Clippers ran away from the Nets (4-6) from the opening tip, and below are five takeaways from the action.
1. Hot potato
Five different Clippers finished with four or more assists, which was a product of their unrelenting ball movement.
Starting point guard Chris Paul finished with a game-high nine assists to go with 21 points, but the ball-sharing did not stop with the Clippers’ first unit....