LOS ANGELES The 3-point shooting escapade of Andrew Bynum may not have pleased Lakers coach Mike Brown, but it appears to have sowed a seed of inspiration in lumbering big men to seek out their inner Ray Allen.
Such was the case in the Clippers' locker room Wednesday night, when forward Reggie Evans approached center DeAndre Jordan.
"We need to shoot at least 10 3's apiece, per game, me and you," Evans commanded, setting aside his conscience along with any worries about redundant sentence construction.
"Apiece?" Jordan asked, incredulous.
"Apiece," Evans assured him. "Me and you."
"Let's do it," Jordan said lustily. "Let's start tonight."
"Tonight, it's on," Evans promised.
"My first shot might be a 3," Jordan proposed, an eyebrow arched.
Of course, it was suggested, that might be his last shot, too.
Jordan and Evans broke into laughter, something the Clippers have finally been able to do of late. Their 103-86 trouncing of Phoenix was their third in a row the first time ...