Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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The tenants of "Lob City"were not built upon the idea of Chauncey Billups hoisting nineteen shots per game and Chris Paul playing shooting guard. The pieces of this Los Angeles Clippers puzzle were meant to fit in such a way that lob passes floated like clouds, endlessly through the Staples Center sky, resulting in thunderous explosions shaking both the rim and arena on a nightly basis. The engine of this aerodynamic basketball machine was supposed to be driven by Paul, with Billups and fellow All-Star point guard Mo Williams simply happy enough to be along for the flight. In the Clippers debut on Sunday, as any reasonable person would it expect, it looked like there's still plenty of role defining work left to do. Chauncey started at shooting guard, but he handled the ball a lot more that you'd expect somebody playing alongside Paul should. He also shot a ton too, hiking up seven more shots than Paul to score one more point. The third point guard the Clippers employ, Williams, ca...
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