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Clippers 110 - Suns 103 - Pre-season

We shouldn't get too depressed about pre-season losses, nor should we get too excited about wins.  Still, I'd rather beat the Suns, pre-season or not.  The Clippers 110-103 win Saturday looks pretty sweet on paper.  A 16 point halftime lead, a 20 point lead in the fourth quarter.  The Clippers out-shot, out-rebounded, out-assisted - think Mitsubishi commercial - they out-everythinged the Suns.

Al Thornton - 23 points on 14 shots in 29 minutes.  Corey Maggette - 19 points on 13 shots, 8 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals, a blocked shot and (my personal favorite) only 2 turnovers.  These two guys are making me feel a lot better lately.  Chris Kaman again had trouble not fouling (4 in 16 minutes) but at least he didn't turn the ball over, and he also grabbed 8 rebounds.  And Dan Dickau had 8 assists and 13 points, including a 4 point play to end the first quarter.  

It's the weekend, and I don't have a lot of time to post.  The Clipper a Day series will have to start catching up tomorrow or the next day.  But I wanted to say something about this game.  Sure, it's pre-season.  But I'd still rather win.