• August 9, 2017 at 03:11

    Clippers into not only a playoff contender, but a NBA 2K MT championship contender. He, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan will have a chance to work with an experienced coaching staff that not only will know how to put them in positions to succeed but give them the motivation to do so.

     

    Lead assistant coach Alvin Gentry and his background coaching Steve Nash and Amare Stoudemire in Phoenix can be applied to Paul and Griffin’s pick-and-roll game. Rivers will likely find a way to tighten up Los Angeles’ defense.

     

    And Paul will give a team with a deep roster and tabulated past failures a refreshed but familiar shot at going deep into the playoffs. Paul averaged 16.9 points, 9.7 assists and 3.7 rebounds per game last season, winning the MVP of the All-Star Game while leading the Clippers to a franchise-best 56 wins.

     

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