Magic Johnson Praises Blake Griffin, LA Clippers as Second Coming of ‘Showtime’

December 25th, 2012 by Maxwell Ogden Leave a reply »
The first half of the Christmas Day battle between the Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers was one to remember—that is, if you like to fill your memory with jaw-dropping highlights.

If you don't, why not?

With L.A. leading 67-48, Magic Johnson offered up some high praise. In fact, the original architect of the Los Angeles Lakers' Showtime era likened them to his original group.

A second coming, if you will.

 

"I thought I would never see Showtime again. The Clippers are Showtime! THIS is Showtime." Magic Johnson

— chris palmer (@ESPNChrisPalmer) December 26, 2012  

As for why Johnson said this, it goes beyond the dunks.

The Clippers presently rank ninth in the NBA in points scored, fourth in points allowed and second in assists. They also place first in turnovers forced, first in steals and seventh in blocks.

Tack on a ranking at 10th in rebound differential, and you've got "Showtime."

Those dunks certainly don't hurt, either.

Matt Barnes and Blake Griffin provide evidence as to why that sentiment is so accurate—as if you really ...

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