Dude, I think I’m going back to being a Laker fan.
Why did you even switch.. Take your kind back. We don’t need band wagon hoppers anyway. Especially, Faker fans.
This team showed tonight what I had thought would be a big concern for them coming into this season: Basically, the problem with their depth. It’s great to have a lot of good pieces–but when it comes down to it, any lineup you put out there will have major holes. Crawford gives you instant offense, but gets killed on the perimeter. Bledsoe is great, but still can’t spread the floor. Butler is shooting lights out but can’t play defense; Barnes is the opposite. It just seems that despite being so “deep,” they can’t put together a lineup to close the game that doesn’t have glaring deficiencies. Obviously, this could be remedied some with a good coach, but I still think this depth is overrated. This isn’t really a question, but…just discuss.
way to not answer my question at all lol.
“So, here’s the question…fuck it, let’s talk about Jamal Crawford.”
Sorry, bud. Reading out the whole paragraph on air doesn’t make for a fun show.
I glanced at it (did a horrible job, obviously) and just saw Crawford, offense, depth and went with it. I’ll try and remember the idea for the next show. It’s about Crawford, right? 😉 (No, I see it’s about putting together an efficient lineup)
ha yeah i’m not mad. i realized soon after i posted it that it was way too long to actually read. still, i think it’s worth discussing.
We’ll grab it next show, unless rapid fire takes 20 minutes again. Heh.
They’re talking about it on Clipper live right now. Offensive rebounding by the Cavs. Clippers outblocked the Cavs 13-2, but that doesn’t help. The Clippers probably have some inside pool like $10,000 a block or something.
16ORebs for GSW and 18 for the cavs today.
REBOUNDS PER GAME
36.3 28th OVERALL
is that something we have to get used to or easily fixable?
If a game like this ultimately leads to Bledsoe seeing increased minutes and maybe even the starting spot he deserves, could these early struggles ultimately be beneficial?
Blake Griffin FT is looking better now!
Yah His free throw has been looking nice. He probably can get a upper 60 % free throw percentage this year.
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaand let the “Fire Vinny” discussions begin.
But really, the clippers should fire him.
Do anyone catch Chris Paul say “It’s off this Mother F***er”?
Jorda still a liability in closing minutes andblake Blake not much better. Lamar needs to get in shape And the two young guys need to be able to get tough rebounds in traffic. Otherwise it will be a grind this whole season
Second game in a row that Blake was unable to convert at a key moment. This game was more or less a complete replica of last nights game.
vinnie del negro is struggling the clippers have some athelectism blake, deandre, eric, lamar, hollins and matt barnes u have got 2 give them more minutes against athelectic teams it will solve ur rebounding problem and defense even though caron is shooting better he still does not rebound enough 2 warrant so many minutes please vinnie know ur personell, willie green should have not played so many minutes he was struggling vinnie waited 2 long 2 go to eric bledsoe a winning coach will have recognize that and pull plug sooner
The commentators on whatever stream I was watching illegally here in NZ said it best, with regards to the Clippers rebounding. We are not lacking athleticism, but instead just basic rebounding principles. Varejao was not boxed out far too many times for someone of his offensive-rebounding reputation, and our athletic bigs will watch the ball go up, instead of trying to get position. Kevin Love is the perfect example of what to do, negative athleticism but great positioning and boxing out. Dunlap at the Bobcats has gone back to basics with his young team, and maybe thats what this Clippers team needs. Some basic sessions working on rebounding- positioning and technique?
I love Blake……BUT
Based on the last two games it seems that Blake’s rebounding issues from last year have carried over into this year. Several times during the game one can see how DeAndre would essentially try to block out two players under the basket. Blake gets complacent under the basket and is often caught looking up at the ball in the air instead of boxing out.
Indeed, “Blake is getting beat by inferior 4’s”- Charlie Widdoes
This is due to Blake’s inefficiency on the defensive boards. This is the main reason why DeAndre looks so bad on his rotations because he often has to box out two players and THEN remember to rotate when the ball rotates to his player. At halftime the commentators mentioned how several Clippers just get caught looking at the ball. If this continues, our hopes will be dashed since there is no Reggie Evans this year..
If this continues the fire Del Negro chants will continue. Blake needs someone who is not afraid to yell at him for not doing what a PF is supposed to do….box out and rebound the ball!
Does anyone have the stats on rebounding missed free throws. I was at the game Saturday night and this seemed to be where Blake really shined. I wonder what percentage of his rebounds are gathered this way. Wish he had that same aggression during the game.
Not sure if i should watch this….everyone but Andrew may have committed suicide after that display!
also are you having a clipperblog live after every home game?
Idea is to do a CBL after every game. We’ll miss a couple here and there, I imagine (we already missed the GSW game).
cool…i’ll check in after every game…
I like the way deandre gets the ball early for a post move but why does it stop? Giving him 2 points shouldn’t be a pacifier for his offensive game. I think they should look for him 3 or 4 times throughout the game.
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