Blake Griffin Perfectly Sums Up the Clippers-Warriors Rivalry

Blake Griffin on Clippers-Warriors Rivalry

Will the Golden State Warriors ever lose another game?  It doesn’t look that way after they overcame a 23-point, first-half deficit to defeat the Los Angeles Clippers, 124-117, at the Staples Center last night, improving to 13-0 on the season.

It was just the latest chapter in this Western Conference rivalry between the Warriors and Clippers, although, Blake Griffin doesn’t seem interested in calling this match-up a “rivalry” at the moment.  Here’s why (via Fox Sports’ Jovan Buha):

“I wouldn’t call this a rivalry. They’re the better team. They have the upper hand.”

Griffin is somewhat correct in his analysis, as the Warriors have owned the Clippers over the past two seasons (winning 5 of their 6 meetings).  But that hasn’t made this match-up any less entertaining for the fans.  And isn’t that the most important aspect of any great rivalry?

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