The Warriors won the first game of their opening round series against the Clippers on Saturday afternoon, but the folks in L.A. shouldn't be too concerned. After all, it's not every day that their bench combines for 26 points on 8-for-30 shooting from the floor [...]
No team in the NBA has a more athletic front-court than the L.A. Clippers, and Doc Rivers sure has taken advantage of that. While Blake Griffin continues to expand his game and propel himself into the MVP conversation, DeAndre Jordan sticks to his guns by being the backbone of the teams defense and letting everyone else do the hard work for him on the offensive end.
On Thursday night, we were treated to another thriller: an overtime game between a pair of elite teams in the West. On one side, there were the Clippers - a team lead by the league's best point guard in Chris Paul, as well as one of the best power forwards in Blake Griffin. On the other side, there were the Blazers - the most surprising team thus far in the NBA season, lead by someone who many believe has been better than Griffin, LaMarcus Aldridge, as well as Damian Lillard, a potential all-star in just his second year in the league.
Last season, the L.A. Clippers brought #GotEm into our lives. If you don't know what it is, you're probably not following Matt Barnes, DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin on Twitter or Instagram, which isn't the best life decision.