Posted March 22, 2013 on AP on Fox
Following one of their worst defensive games of the season, the Los Angeles Clippers put together perhaps their best performance in their last contest. They may face a stiffer challenge trying to contain the Brooklyn Nets, who haven't had any trouble scoring so far on their road trip. The Pacific Division-leading Clippers will try to claim back-to-back victories for the first time this month and beat the Nets for the eighth time in nine home games on Saturday night. After matching a season high for points given up in regulation in a 116-101 loss at Sacramento on Tuesday, Los Angeles (47-22) tightened things up in a big way in a 101-72 victory over Philadelphia on Wednesday. The Clippers allowed their lowest point total of the season, finished with 13 steals and forced 19 turnovers that led to 24 points in the team's fourth win in five home games. "You got to stay calm and fight our way back in and we did that,'' forward Blake Griffin said. "We had a bi...
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