The Clippers folks, the other team in LA, have all the tools this season to make some serious NBA noise. For the first time in decades, the Clippers front office has filled most of the teams holes and has placed a competitive team on the floor that can compete every night. This Clippers team has size, speed, depth, youth, and star power. Not to forget a superior clutch performer in Paul, this team has all the pieces to be an NBA conference finalist.
There are however, questions surrounding the Clippers performance. There are areas in which I would have seen them improve by now. Even though I admit the season is young, and judgement of improvement at this point may be premature, the Clippers must show development in the following areas to be a championship contender.
Without mentioning the athletic advantages the Clippers have in the backcourt, how does a team with Blake Griffin Ronnie Turiaf, Ryan Hollins, and Deandre Jordan, struggle to rebound efficiently? ...