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The Clippers' offense is different without Blake Griffin, and it's not necessarily a bad thing

The Clippers' offense is different without Blake Griffin, and it's not necessarily a bad thing

It was just one play in a game full of emphatic dunks, backbreaking threes and the kind of moments that make the Clippers such a flammable team. And it wasn’t nearly as exciting as any of that. 

But it once again illustrated an important fact about these Clippers: They are a much different offensive team without star power forward Blake Griffin, and different does not mean bad. Different, actually, can be very good. 

On this play, Chris Paul worked a pick and roll with DeAndre Jordan and Jordan expectedly rolled to the rim. Except no other Nuggets defenders came to help because they stayed glued to Raymond Felton, Luc Mbah a Moute and J.J. Redick on the...

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