In a game that includes a rim-hanging technical foul in the final thirty seconds of regulation, an inbounds violation inside of four minutes, a New York FGM with no Knick anywhere near the ball or basket, a Baron Davis leg cramp in overtime, seven 3PMs in the first four minutes of the second half, t[...]
At the outset, the Clippers play one of their strongest quarters of the season. Their defense stifles Charlotte out of the gate. They defend Charlotte’s high S/R with energy and precision [is that Ricky Davis blocking Raja Bell’s 20-footer on the recovery in the closing minute?]. The o[...]
This games warrants a close look, and we’ll do that later when the Clippers broadcast emerges from its wormhole 90 minutes behind the rest of the universe. This is an odd game in which the gutsiness pendulum swings wildly. On one hand, an Indiana team minus Danny Granger, Troy Murphy, Marquis[...]
Tonight’s game reads like a Russian novel — between Zach Randolph’s return, Steve Blake’s improbable choke at the stripe, Baron Davis’ epic redemption at the end of regulation, Brandon Roy being Brandon Roy, Eric Gordon’s man-size drive to the rack in the first o[...]
I was fortunate enough to get a few minutes with Mike Taylor after yesterday’s game for a TrueHoop Q & A. Here’s a sampling: Tell me about Draft Day. Did you expect to have your name called? Were you glued to the tube? My agent told me that I was projected late first round/early se[...]
Good News/Bad News on the Baron Davis front, per Lisa Dillman at the LAT. Shelburne’s prognosis is that both Davis and Marcus Camby will suit up Wednesday. Three games into the season, the Clippers rank 28th in offensive efficiency, 29th in defensive efficiency. Grainy footage of Mike Tayl[...]
How important is a point guard? For 35 minutes in Oakland on Wednesday night, Don Nelson actually fielded a team without one. He simply had Stephen Jackson bring the ball up and work it to the wing. Saturday’s Clippers-Jazz game features two teams playing without their starting point guards[...]
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