The Clippers’ efficient offense can be sexy and easy on the eyes, providing pleasing views that include Chris Paul lobs to Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan and beautiful three-pointers from J.J. Redick.
What’s not so sexy and easy on the eyes is playing defense — locking down an opponent and digging in to get stops.
So while the Clippers have spent some extra time during training camp installing more wrinkles to their already smooth offense, Jordan won’t let his teammates forget about the importance of defense.
“I’m not worried about our offense at all,” Jordan said before Wednesday’s practice. “We’re a good offensive team. We just need to jell a...