Clipper Crystal Ball: Los Angeles Vs. Memphis 11/18/2009

November 18th, 2009 by Jose Salviati Leave a reply »
In trying to describe the Clippers recently I used the word disjointed. I didn't realize when I used that word how accurate a description it was.

A quick Google look-up of the word returns the following: confused, lacking orderly continuity, not connected, and a basketball team from Los Angeles.

OK, I added that last definition, but no one would be surprised if it were there. The Clippers epitomize being disjointed. Tonight's opponent however seems to fall into the same category.

When you look at the Grizzlies scoring stats one can't help but be impressed. 

Conley      8.7
Mayo       18.1
Gay         20.5
Randolph  17.9
Gasol       14.8

Based only on those numbers this has the looks of a solid offensive team. Dig a little deeper into the numbers and you start to see some Clipper-like shortcomings.  Specifically a 108.7 points-allowed average and an 0-6 record on the road. Seems they can use a little fire-power coming off the bench to compliment a solid starting five. Isn't Allen Iverson available?


The Grizzlies are coming off a long rest not having played since a win ...

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