Why Clippers Lost. In games five, six and seven the Clippers had the chance to make it into the finals, but every time they fell short. Recently, Kevin Durant did an interview on the Joe.
In games five, six and seven the Clippers had the chance to make it into the finals, but every time they fell short. Suns guard Devin Booker vs. the Clippers. (Mark J. That's part of the reason why Rivers lost his job, according to reporting from.
The Los Angeles Clippers were considered by many to be the favorites to win the NBA Championship this year.
It was the way in which the Clippers lost, though, that left fans wondering whether they were intentionally trying to avoid a matchup against the Lakers.
In all three games the Clippers lost their hold of a double-digit lead. It makes sense that Luka would return from injury to face his playoff rival, but that wasn't the only reason why he returned. The team's lack of solidarity led to execution problems in the second halves of the fifth, sixth and seventh games.