With Paul George Readying a Return, Will the Los Angeles Clippers Eclipse the Lakers?
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:45 pm    Post subject: With Paul George Readying a Return, Will the Los Angeles Clippers Eclipse the Lakers?

Hey All,

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 3:40 pm    Post subject:

I think they are slightly better than us at full strength.

Not by that much, but enough to pretty much guarantee to beat us in 7 games series.

Hopefully we gel more going forward.
And Kuzma can break out this season.

But can’t give up hope, since anything can happen.

They might run into injuries.

Just need to stay competitive and give ourselves the best chance
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:21 pm    Post subject:

In my heart, never.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:46 pm    Post subject:

The Clippers are better. But both won't get past GS.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:52 pm    Post subject:

Clippersground.net?
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:53 pm    Post subject:

Sorry Em.
I can't click an article w/ that title.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:22 pm    Post subject:

are we suppose to click and read that article?

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:56 pm    Post subject:

Well tonight the Clippers self-profressed defensive ace (Beverly) allowed Hardin to score 47 points in a Clippers-loss, so I guess they could use George about now...

With the Lakers starting to gel, I'm not worried....
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:28 am    Post subject:

I'm worried.

PG is an amazing 2 way player.

He'll be a problem. Who is going to guard him? KCP? Kuz?

meanwhile..PG or KAwhi can guard LeBron. A LeBron who is playing way more minutes then he probably should.

KAwhi can now Load manage and the clips won't really slip with PG taking the scoring load.

they'll take our #1 seed eventually.

We can beat them.. we just gotta play nearly perfect.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 2:10 pm    Post subject:

Getting Iguadala is very important, he will neutralize PG and with our interior defense there's nothing the Clippers can do. The first game was not the measuring stick the second game will show how close these two teams are but will still not be the final straw. Clippers have the advantage that they've been together for awhile but we have height. Control tempo and we win the game.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 3:15 pm    Post subject:

Though I have full confidence in our coaching stuff to maximize our talent this year.

So we have a chance.

I think Doc River is overrated.

Nick Nurse is a hella of a coach.

We have a good chance if we can dictate the pace, and screw with Paul George mind since he is mentally weak.

And Vogel should be able to know how to neutralize Paul George.

Kwahi is going to Kwahi, just hope he is not 100% in playoff.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:08 pm    Post subject:

Imagine if we’d signed either Kawhi or Paul George the season before. We’d basically be a lock for the championship barring injury.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:28 pm    Post subject:

Heck, as of the 3rd quarter the Clippers can't even "eclipse" the Pelicans sans BI and Zo, for PG's return game lol.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:28 pm    Post subject:

eddiejonze wrote:
Heck, as of the 3rd quarter the Clippers can't even "eclipse" the Pelicans sans BI and Zo, for PG's return game lol.


Yep and they lost the game. Not sure why people think the Clippers are championship bound. I think with PG and Kawhi they can be one of the better teams. But don’t see anything that makes me think they are championship bound at this point
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 8:01 pm    Post subject:

eddiejonze wrote:
Heck, as of the 3rd quarter the Clippers can't even "eclipse" the Pelicans sans BI and Zo, for PG's return game lol.


Just saw clippers lost...pelicans went nuts on offense. Hit 18 3s and dominated on rebounds. Anyone watch the game for a breakdown of what happened?
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:00 pm    Post subject:

LOL, I wonder how bad the Pelican's think they got over on the Lakers, when, with Ball, Ingram and Hart all out, they beat the Clippers... one more LOL..!
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:26 am    Post subject:

Thugnomoe wrote:
I'm worried.

PG is an amazing 2 way player.

He'll be a problem. Who is going to guard him? KCP? Kuz?

meanwhile..PG or KAwhi can guard LeBron. A LeBron who is playing way more minutes then he probably should.

KAwhi can now Load manage and the clips won't really slip with PG taking the scoring load.

they'll take our #1 seed eventually.

We can beat them.. we just gotta play nearly perfect.


AD is gonna guard PG
And LeBron is gonna guard Kawhi

Each team's two stars going mano to mano. Bring it on!
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:16 am    Post subject:

lar9149 wrote:
eddiejonze wrote:
Heck, as of the 3rd quarter the Clippers can't even "eclipse" the Pelicans sans BI and Zo, for PG's return game lol.


Yep and they lost the game. Not sure why people think the Clippers are championship bound. I think with PG and Kawhi they can be one of the better teams. But don’t see anything that makes me think they are championship bound at this point


You also haven’t seen their full team at this point.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:06 pm    Post subject:

venturalakersfan wrote:
lar9149 wrote:
eddiejonze wrote:
Heck, as of the 3rd quarter the Clippers can't even "eclipse" the Pelicans sans BI and Zo, for PG's return game lol.


Yep and they lost the game. Not sure why people think the Clippers are championship bound. I think with PG and Kawhi they can be one of the better teams. But don’t see anything that makes me think they are championship bound at this point


You also haven’t seen their full team at this point.


Neither have the people saying that they're championship bound.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:30 pm    Post subject:

double posted somehow

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:30 pm    Post subject:

PG is really dynamic, would be nice to get IGGY. We are thin on wing defense, both Kawhi and PG can knock down the 3 and drive, shoot mid-range or finish at the cup.

Bottom line, we will find out more on XMAS day.



markjay wrote:
Thugnomoe wrote:
I'm worried.

PG is an amazing 2 way player.

He'll be a problem. Who is going to guard him? KCP? Kuz?

meanwhile..PG or KAwhi can guard LeBron. A LeBron who is playing way more minutes then he probably should.

KAwhi can now Load manage and the clips won't really slip with PG taking the scoring load.

they'll take our #1 seed eventually.

We can beat them.. we just gotta play nearly perfect.


AD is gonna guard PG
And LeBron is gonna guard Kawhi

Each team's two stars going mano to mano. Bring it on!
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:15 pm    Post subject:

Let me try to be diplomatic about this. I was praying he would join the Lakers and then he decided to be a turncoat coward all about the midwest $

I hope he breaks both knees and retires before the season is out. I hope all of the BS Kawhi did to dis the Lakers for the Clippers comes back to haunt him and he spends the rest of his career thinking of what might've been if he hadn't joined the wrong team.

(I also think the Clippers are winning it all this year so I'm hoping for a tragedy along the way to feel better about my sad self)
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:07 pm    Post subject:

It's still insane to me how everyone just still acts like they are the clear cut favorites over us.

They were without Kawhi obviously but nearly the entire team shot very well against an EXTREMELY short handed Pelicans team and still lost, absolutely pathetic defense did them in. Then the game before that the great Beverly gave up 47 to Harden and they lost to the Rockets as well.

Not saying they aren't clear title contenders and neck to neck with us because they are but it's like people are pretending they don't have plenty of weaknesses as well. If they have to face us in the Western Conference Finals after going through probably two tough matchups with Kawhi getting zero rest who knows how he will look without games off in a much tougher Western Conference.

There two best players still haven't even played together so it's an unknown just how well they will look once they get some time together.

I firmly believe beyond any trades it will all come down to health. Who will be the healthier team once they reach the playoffs? That will probably be the better team, they are that close.

If we can eventually add Iggy though like many have said I think we are the clear favorites if both teams are fully healthy.

Regardless, it's going to be an exciting year and I can't wait for that Christmas day game which I hope both teams are at full strength for!
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:25 am    Post subject:

They lost their first game with boy George

Good start
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:09 pm    Post subject:

Based on George scoring 70 points in his first 40-something minutes back,

I'd say the Lakers need to be at their very best on Christmas day...!
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