Sorry about the lateness of this post. I was busy this morning, uh, working. Yea, working. At this time, I'd like to say that I was on the "this trip looks bad" boat when it began! People, even nba players, hate working and traveling on holidays, especially major ones!! Let's hope being home helps out!
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L.A. Clippers (8-5) Pace: 95.2 (11), OffRtg: 104.3 (7), DefRtg: 98.4 (4) The Clippers' defensive improvement has been noteworthy, but their offense disappeared (OffRtg: 98.5) on their 1-3 road trip.
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