Because of injuries to their bigger shooting guards, the
All-Star point guard
Collison is scheduled to start his second consecutive game as shooting guard against the
Crawford, usually the Clippers’ sixth man, became the starter because the 6-foot-4
And though both Paul and Collison are smaller, they use their quickness to their advantage.
"It's made it easier on everybody," Collison said. "Everybody is more alert. When Chris has the ball or when I have the ball, we can all make plays. So it just makes it easier for everybody. We get up and down the court a lot faster."
Collison recognizes that the Clippers’ offense revolves around Paul and
But Collison also knows that he has to attack on offense.
"When you're playing with [Chris Paul and Blake Griffin], you've got to pick your spot," Collison
said. "But at the same time, guys are getting on my about just staying aggressive. When I'm not aggressive, I hear from the coaches."