“It’s probably my imagination, but something about them didn’t seem quite right.” Those are the words uttered by Bart Simpson in the episode “Burns’ Heir” shortly after being shown a video of what supposedly is the Simpson family no longer wanting young Bart to come home. Of co[...]
The Clippers used a 54-23 run to turn a 13-point Celtics lead late in the 3rd quarter to an 18-point Clippers lead with 3:30 left in the 4th quarter. LA held on to win 116-102 behind 26 points from PF Blake Griffin, 23 points from PG Chris Paul, and 19 points from G Jamal Crawford. This also marked the last time Paul P[...]
It might have been J.J. Redick that once made the counterpoint that a good defense starts with a great offense. The claim is that when the ball goes through the net, it allows the team to run back and set themselves on the defensive end while the opponent takes the ball out from under the basket. If that is the theory,[...]
When looking at the Clippers’ defensive woes over the last 5 games, it can be easy to forget how the defense showed signed of improvement in the four games prior to the All-Star break. Given the injuries and variation in lineups thus far, it might even be forgivable if one forgot that the dominant 14-2 start the [...]
If Wednesday’s double-digit loss to the Houston Rockets was the formula for all that has gone wrong with the Los Angeles Clippers in the past week, it sure seemed as if they saved some of it for Friday’s contest against the Milwaukee Bucks. The team never appeared to get in a rhythm against the length of Mi[...]
In a game where both the Rockets and the Clippers appeared to have reached a mutual agreement to just have fun out there and not play any defense, L.A. could not make enough shots to keep up with Houston. And the Rockets made a lot of shots. Some were guarded, most were not. From the beginning of the game, the Clippers[...]
Doc Rivers speaks the virtues of playing downhill so often that it borders on becoming a trope. And yet, against a team as sorely lacking in frontcourt depth as the Charlotte Hornets, to penetrate and attack the paint can be viewed as the most logical strategy for the Clippers, even from an outsider’s view. Yet the str[...]
When the core of the roster has been a mainstay for so many years, it can be common to find flaws in the same areas even as the team looks to improve on them. Perhaps that is what makes the loss to San Antonio such a disappointment; sure, it comes on the tail end of a road-and-home back to back, which can be daunting i[...]
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