Only 26 games are in the books, but Al Thornton has already endured a full season’s worth of drama. After shooting an abysmal 12 for 36 from the field in the Clippers first four losses to start the season, the third-year pro was demoted to the bench for the first time since becoming a starter [...]
We speak abstractly about the razor thin margin between winning and losing in basketball, but rarely do we get such a lucid illustration. I can’t recall the last time I’ve seen a game in which a team has been resuscitated the way the Clippers are Saturday evening. With the game tied 99-9[...]
On Wednesday night the Clippers successfully exploited their individual mismatches to the tune of 120 points, and for the first half of tonight’s game it’s more of the same. Chris Kaman wins the ambidextrous influenced battle with David Lee early, scoring multiple times on Lee in single [...]
Over much of the past month, the Clippers have been a decisive defensive team. They’ve slowed opponents with initial traps and quick recoveries. When ballhandlers find freedom or connect with their bigs, the Clippers’ weak side rotation has been prompt. Marcus Camby anchors that enterpri[...]
Quick thoughts about the win: Saturday night’s affair is a horrendous offensive showcase. As they did in their last meeting ten days ago, both teams shoot below 40 percent from the field. Once Danny Granger leaves the game when he aggravates his bruised right heel in the opening minute of the [...]
The first offensive decision the Clippers make against Houston after the opening jump is to send Baron Davis low against Aaron Brooks on the left block. The spacing is beautiful and so is the motion and timing that follows. Al Thornton cuts through to the right side, which leaves Baron in isolation [...]
This sort of thing would happen to the Clippers, wouldn’t it? With nine minutes left to play, the television feed for the game drops out completely. I’m left only with Mike and Ralph giving me a play by play account of what is happening on the court. No big deal – the duo is so goo[...]
What do Earl Watson, Dahntay Jones, Tyler Hansbrough, Troy Murphy and Jeff Foster all have in common? They all love to beat the hell out of their opponents. Troy Murphy was the best defensive rebounder in the entire league last year. Dahntay Jones plays the type of defense that could make a previous[...]
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