Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV
Forget the Showtime Lakers or the Sacramento Kings of past decades.
There's a flashy brand of basketball being played by a new pair of rising California rivals. The alley-oops in Lob City, the deep 3-pointers by the Splash Brothers and the overall bitterness between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors should make for one of the most entertaining matchups in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
"As far as a series, it's a 10," said former New York Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy, who will have a front row seat on the ABC broadcasting team for Game 1 in Los Angeles on Saturday.