After losing to Golden State, Toronto, and Denver in recent games, you’d figure the Clippers would have a pretty decent idea of what was in store for them Sunday night against Mike D’Antoni and the New York Knicks. Since all of the aforementioned opponents play at a quick pace and featur[...]
There’s a ton of behind the scenes number crunching and player evaluation that makes the Houston Rockets a successful team. One of the big curiosities about Houston is how they can survive without a single shot-blocking threat on the court. A quick glance over at Hoopdata.com helps explain how[...]
The Houston Rockets are without Kevin Martin and Shane Battier Thursday night, but their primary offensive strategies remain constant: They exploit any opportunity to beat you early, before the defense can get set, even after made buckets on the other end. They move the ball within the confines of t[...]
If there were ever a blueprint for Baron Davis to follow, it’s the one created by his opponent tonight in Jason Kidd. Kidd is 37 years old in a league dominated by quick guards, most of which are a decade younger than him. Athletically, he doesn’t have much left in the tank. Kidd’s[...]
From his blog: The Clippers are in turmoil and have announced they “want to win now.” Is this possible? Since trading away Marcus Camby the Clippers have played around 8 points worse than an average NBA team. Surprisingly, most of the poor play has occurred when Steve Blake is in. Blake had played g[...]
There is a swirl of themes surrounding the Clippers right now, many of which come into focus in a big win over a very good team Monday night, albeit the Clips almost blow the game in spectacular fashion over the final couple of minutes. It’s clear that the Clippers aren’t a horrible team[...]
The Clippers get everything they want offensively Friday night: Craig Smith dominates in isolation, taking Phoenix defenders at will on strong dribble-drives to the rack. Smith also plays the pick and roll, running a beautiful set with Eric Gordon at (2nd, 9:54). It’s nice to see Eric making p[...]
Larry Brown’s Charlotte Bobcats are an incredibly scrappy team. They play in your face defensively, fly all around the court, and hit the glass with reckless abandon. They fight, they hustle, and they grind out wins. Not surprisingly, their star player goes by the nickname of “Crash̶[...]
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