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Clippers' breakdowns in this series could lead to a breakup

Clippers' breakdowns in this series could lead to a breakup

If this isn’t the end, you can certainly see it from here.

The end of another cursed playoff series. The end of another frazzled season. The end of a maddening six-year run that surely must end.

The Clippers, who face some serious remodeling this summer, began moving out of the house Tuesday night in losing Game 5 of their first-round series with the Utah Jazz at Staples Center.

They packed up with all of 15 points in the third quarter. They loaded up by being outworked on two Jazz offensive rebounds that led to two stomach-turning baskets down the stretch. They began taping it all up by once again being the team with less focus, less discipline, and less trust in each...

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