NBA Playoffs 2012: Why LA Clippers Will Storm Back Against San Antonio Spurs

May 19th, 2012 by Kenneth Hicks Leave a reply »
The Spurs vs. Clippers series has not lived up to the hype, as San Antonio has dominated the series thus far. With injuries to Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, the Clippers have been over-matched in the first two games of this series.

The Big Three of the San Antonio Spurs—consisting of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili—have thrived on controlling the tempo throughout the playoffs and in this series against the Clippers.

In fact San Antonio has outscored the Clippers in the first two games of the series by 16.5 points while at home.

However, the next two games of the series will be in Los Angeles, and you can bet the Clippers will be much more aggressive and take advantage of home court to even this series.

The Clippers will take on the Spurs in Game 3 at 3:30PM Eastern Time today at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Times reported:

[The Clippers] cling to the hope that they will play better, that being home for Game 3 Saturday afternoon and Game 4 Sunday night at Staples Center will be an impetus for them. 'We're not completely out of this,' Blake Griffin, who has a sprained left knee, said af ...

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