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The Daily Clipper – Roadie Edition

Let’s kick-off the team’s upcoming 4 game road trip with another sizzling Daily Clipper!

Harry How

The Clippers begin this road trip against the team that booted them out of the playoffs last season: The San Antonio Spurs. I think if they take this game, there's a good chance they sweep the whole trip! Meanwhile, tons of Clippers news out there, so lets get to them!

Clippers News:

Clippers have difficult stops on four-city trip - latimes.com
Starting Monday, L.A. visits San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Brooklyn and Atlanta over seven days, all teams that have at least a .500 record.

Blake Griffin gaining confidence — and accuracy — in free throws - latimes.com
There were times last season when Blake Griffin was anxious the moment he stepped to the free-throw line, knowing his 52.1% free-throw percentage was the big weak spot in his game.

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Clippers' Blake Griffin saves his best for the best - latimes.com
The Clippers have won five consecutive games by using back-to-back losses as fuel.

GREEN PROVING TO BE RELIABLE SHOOTER NEXT TO PAUL | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS

Vinny Del Negro: Vinny Del Negro enjoying ride coaching Los Angeles Clippers - chicagotribune.com
With L.A.'s second team, former Chicago Bulls coach has deeper talent he ever has had

GRIFFIN GAINING CONFIDENCE IN JUMPER | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>3 of the top 11 leaders in Player Efficiency Rating are Clippers and none of them is named Blake Griffin.</p>&mdash; Kevin Arnovitz (@kevinarnovitz) <a href="https://twitter.com/kevinarnovitz/status/270567228125089792" data-datetime="2012-11-19T16:40:28+00:00">November 19, 2012</a></blockquote>

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Opponents:

Spurs Nation " Over in a New York minute for Spurs
Over in a New York minute for Spurs

Spurs Nation " Loss to Clippers rankles just a bit
Loss to Clippers rankles just a bit

Spurs Nation " Scouting the Clippers
Scouting the Clippers

Around the league:

2012 NBA schedule: Clippers, Lakers each with big games this week - SB Nation Los Angeles
The Lakers and Clippers will look to pick up a couple victories before partaking in their Thanksgiving festivities in a light week for both teams.

The No-Stats All-Star - NYTimes.com

The N.B.A. (learning from baseball) is discovering the power of new statistics and weird analytics. By these measures, the unsung and undervalued Shane Battier is a true all-star.

Marcin Gortat vents he’s no longer even considered in Phoenix | ProBasketballTalk

Not a lot of people noticed outside the Valley of the Sun, but Marcin Gortat was playing at a near All-Star level when paired with Steve Nash last season, as the big in a lot of his pick-and-rolls. This season it is not the same in Phoenix.

Pau Gasol reflects on 15,000 points - latimes.com

Lakers forward Pau Gasol scored his 15,000th career point in the Lakers' 119-108 victory over the Houston Rockets. Yay! When's he getting traded!?

Finally, yup, I'm going there…

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