The focus around the Clippers’ defense tends to be on the lack of wing defenders, but the easiest adjustment for the team is probably to fix the poor communication it’s demonstrated over the first few weeks of the season. At Bleacher Report, I wrote about how the Clips have consistently [...]
At the Washington Post’s Fancy Stats blog, I wrote about the Golden State Warriors defense and how it is using its three best remaining defenders to force the Los Angeles Clippers into uncomfortable shots. Click here to read the full piece. Here is an excerpt: J.J. Redick essentially controls [...]
ClipperBloggers are all over the place during the playoffs. This time, it’s Seth Partnow, who broke down the Warriors’ strategy of keeping DeAndre Jordan away from the rim on defense. Click here to read the whole piece. Here is an excerpt: In fact, of the 21 times the Warriors ran a trad[...]
Over at CBS Sports, Matt Moore sat down with DeAndre Jordan to discuss a variety of subjects: from the Superbowl (fair warning: Jordan is a Cowboys fan), his improvements on defense as well as on the glass and, of course, dunking. CBSSports.com:What are your thoughts on the verticality rule? DJ: Tho[...]
Kevin Arnovitz delves into the depths of the Clippers’ 27th-ranked defense and concludes that the starters are not the issue — they rank sixth in defensive efficiency — over at TrueHoop. The bench, meanwhile, is as bad as we expected — especially lineups featuring Byron Mulle[...]
The Los Angeles Clippers are rolling. Sporting the league’s second ranked offense in terms of offensive efficiency, they’re sitting at a 7-4 record with five convincing wins against likely Western Conference playoff teams. Offensive dynamism was expected with the additions of J.J. Redick[...]
On the mothership, Kevin Arnovitz is joined by ESPN Insider Amin Elhassan to chat Clippers defense. There’s the caveat that it’s still early in the season, KA makes note of “small sample size theater,” but the discussion of the defensive quirks going on in Los Angeles is inte[...]
It wouldn’t be unfair to say the concern for the Clippers in the upcoming season is defense; particularly frontcourt defense. Frankly, defense has been the concern for the past two seasons, ever since pairing Chris Paul with Blake Griffin turned “potential” from a hopeful notion to[...]
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