Found December 27, 2011 on TheProBasketballTalk:
One small leap over a car for Blake Griffin. One giant step for the Clippers. The fortune for the other team in L.A. appeared to turn for the better, thanks to Griffin's monster "rookie" season. Now, thanks to an assist from David Stern, CP3 is in town, suddenly making the Clippers a serious contender. Few would argue that the Clippers have a serious shot at ending their five-year playoff drought, especially considering they have the best player (Chris Paul) from a recent playoff team (N.O. Hornets). Highlights will be aplenty but like the Heat last year, we must leave margin for error and growing pains. At their best, though, the Clippers are easily one of the top 15 teams in the league. BLAKE GRIFFIN The reincarnation of Shawn Kemp and Dominique Wilkins came out of nowhere last year. How does a guy coming off major knee surgery seemingly jump higher and dunk on everyone? Griffin is the sole reason why people began watching Clippers games again, a...
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