Coach Doc Rivers carefully drew up an out-of-bounds play for the Clippers’ second team to run against the first unit on Wednesday.
It didn’t amount to much, as reserve forward Brandon Bass threw the inbounds pass right into DeAndre Jordan’s waiting arms before Jordan playfully dribbled the other way.
“That’s what y’all drew up?” yelled Blake Griffin from his defensive position at the free-throw line, his voice filling U.C. Irvine’s Bren Events Center.
And what was most significant in the moment was that Griffin was still on the court as the day’s three-hour practice wound...