PLAYA VISTA – It isn’t just 1 of 82. Don’t be silly. It’s much more significant than that.
Like 1 of 4, 1 of 4 precious meetings this season between the Clippers and Warriors, rivals whose dislike for one another dates to before Golden State was good enough to generate dislike throughout the rest of the league, as well.
Even if the game Wednesday at Staples Center – the first between the teams this season and first since the Warriors added Kevin Durant – weren’t epic enough already, there was an absolute guarantee it would, like it or not, become epic.
“Any time there’s hype … this is the most media I’ve seen before a game all season,” forward Blake Griffin said Tuesday. “So, obviously, you guys will make it that.”
Yes, we will, we’ll dress up this game so extravagantly that there can be no denying that it is the most gigantic, most…