If Memphis plays at 45 rpm, then Minnesota is a 33. The Wolves are a glacially slow team, and that allows the Clippers defense to gain some footing. Al Jefferson gets his points — 28 on 13-22 shooting from the floor — but the Clippers’ smalls do a solid job on the perimeter, and Marcus Camby takes c[...]
I’m neither a physicist nor a statistician, but I’m inclined to believe that if you randomly assembled a basketball team from the nation’s leading Yeshiva academies, it would — by sheer chance — collect more than three offensive rebounds in 34 opportunities against the mighty Grizzly front[...]
Only six weeks into his NBA career, rookie O.J. Mayo has taken immediate control of the offense in Memphis, and the individual results are impressive. In just under 40 minutes a game, Mayo is averaging 21.3 points on 46% shooting from the field. He’s getting to the line a little under four times a night —[...]
Building on the Chris Mannix report that “the Warriors are already regretting signing Maggette to a five-year, $50 million deal last offseason,” Art Thompson III shares some impressions from his years covering the Clips: Clippers center Chris Kaman said the half-court offense often would get stagnant becaus[...]
The Clippers come in 25th in Forbes’ annual NBA team valuation rankings at $297 million. Donald T. Sterling paid about $13 million for the franchise in 1981. Forbes’ takeaway: The Los Angeles Clippers lease at the Staples Center sums up owner Donald Sterling’s philosophy of running the franchise: ma[...]
You want the good news first? The retooled Clippers are showing themselves to be a reasonably effective offensive squad. They’re working themselves a lot of high-percentage shots inside of 15 feet, even against a good interior defensive team like Houston. You see it at the outset of the 2nd quarter [11:23] wit[...]
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