By Mike Elworth: Publisher and Editor of HoopStuff
Everyone loves watching the Los Angeles Clippers play basketball, as they are simply an incredibly entertaining team. There is no better show in the NBA than Lob City. They have the best point guard in the NBA, in Chris Paul, another star in Blake Griffin, who is the NBA’s most explosive dunker, the NBA’s soon to be Sixth Man of the Year, Jamal Crawford, along with a stable of veteran leaders and role players. However, despite having all of those things, they are not championship contenders. They may be exciting and they may have Chris Paul, but they are a very flawed basketball team and for the following four reasons, they will not even get past the second round of the playoffs.
1. The Game Slows Down in the Playoffs
- All of their slam dunks and fast paced brilliance may work in the regular season, but in the playoffs, the game slows down considerably and there is a lot more half court offense. The defensive intensity goes to a ...