LOS ANGELES – Once again, the Clippers showed why they are one of the deepest teams in the league as their second unit turned a five-point lead after three quarters into an 89-76 victory over the Atlanta Hawks Sunday afternoon at the Staples Center.
Submitted by mburke on November 11, 2012 - 4:00pm
Clippers hang their hats on defense with win over Atlanta.
LOS ANGELES – When he referred to the Clippers second unit in his postgame press conference All-Star Blake Griffin used air quotes.
Griffin was talking about the team’s defensive effort that tilted a three-point game to 20 in about a 7-minute span in the fourth quarter. “I think we got [nine] stops in a row,” said Griffin, who had a game-high 16 points in 30 minutes. “And that was with our ‘second team.’”
After stringing together arguably two of the most productive and active games of his career, Clippers center DeAndre Jordan is feeling more comfortable and confident than ever.
And why not? He topped 20 points in consecutive games for the first time, nabbed his first 20-point, 10-rebound double-double, and made 18 field goals in two straight games for the first time.
Submitted by mburke on November 9, 2012 - 12:28pm
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