OKC Thunder (2-1, 1-0 road) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (0-4, 0-3 home)
Offensive Rating: Thunder – 105.5 (16th), Clippers – 93.7 (30th)
Defensive Rating: Thunder – 108.6 (23rd), Clippers – 107.9 (21st)
Pace: Thunder – 97.9 (7th), Clippers – 93.3 (20th)
View from the enemy: ClipperBlog
Hey, it’s Blake Griffin! Fun! But he’s going to kill Jeff Green! Not fun.
The best thing though for an ailing offense is probably to go an play the Clippers. Not that the Clips aren’t good (they aren’t) or that they won’t play hard (they might not), but traditionally, they aren’t a top notch defensive unit. And for Kevin Durant, this is exactly the medicine he needs: a game at Staples versus the Clips. Historically against the Clippers, Durant is averaging 31.6 points per game at Staples, including a 46-point outburst. Keep Reading…