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Sunday, October 7, 2012
Clippers-Nuggets notes from Vegas

By J.A. Adande

LAS VEGAS -- You’re liable to see or hear anything during a weekend in Las Vegas. For example, the random guy in the taxi line who declared, “I smell like awesome.” Um, OK. The sights and sounds during the Clippers-Nuggets preseason game Saturday night -- the first basketball game ever played at the Mandalay Bay Events Center -- were far more standard. Here’s a few that stood out: