Cp3 1 Game Away from History

Clippers TopBuzz Forum/Message Board » Clippers News & General Discussions
Post new topic   Reply to topic
Author Search This Topic:
 
Amnesty_David_Stern
Clipper All-Star
Posts: 2333
votes: 7

Sucks we lost to Memphis, the Lakers on opening night and our defense is pretty poor... but the fact is CP3 is thriving on Doc Rivers' system. His shooting %'s are down, but I think at least 2-3 shots of his a game, are forced purely on the fact we seem to be an offensive first system in total. And other games, 5-6 shots seem to be forced.

Doc needs to get some better plays for CP3 because I know this isn't his style. He's a high percentage shooter all across the board and it seems he's either being forced too, or taking poor shot selections simply because of the system. I'm pumped he's gotta 11 10+ pt 10+ ast nights in 11 games so far, and I feel he can break Magic's record of 11 no problem and perhaps add onto that total but I think the team on offense needs to slow down a bit, and give a little more effort to the defensive side of the ball.

Clearly we are a superior offensive team. Even DJ is performing at a high level on offense. Cp3 is a 15-22PPG scorer easily, Blake can get 20 no problem, Redick can be a 12-30 PPG game if given the green light, and Crawford is in a world of his own. Let's focus more on team defense. But let's also help CP3 out so we can get a record for a guy who really deserves it and I think Magic would be proud of the guy that broke the record. Cp3 is in a class of his own, good luck to him next game but let's try to slow it down and get back to the fundamentals a bit more for the rest of the season!

CP3Heliflopter
CTB MVP X2
Posts: 6011
votes: 10

He isn't taking more bad shots than usual. He is missing the shots he usually makes.

The record is nice but not all that important. Cp3 has much more important things to worry about than a relatively unimportant record.

Getting "back to the fundamentals" is easier said than done. We will see. So far we haven't had a single game where we truly locked down defensively.

We don't have the best defenders especially when it comes to our bench but we shouldn't be this bad....

Voyeur
CTB MVP X2
Posts: 5129
votes: 29

Hopefully he'll pass Magic, whatever pressure there is will be off and his shooting comes back.

Silasie
Clipper All-Star
Posts: 2015

uk.gif
votes: 2

It would be great if he broke Magic's records but there are so many records in a a stat heavy sport like bball that he probably does have more important things to worry about. Like getting his mid range jumper to be money again like it normally is.

ekker3
CTB MVP X2
Posts: 7264
votes: 80

lets be honest, no one knew this record existed in the first place. its one of those situational records.

Agent0
CTB MVP X1
Posts: 4409
votes: 44

Has nothing to do with style or getting better shots, he's missing shots he usually makes. CP just needs to make more of his shots, he needs a 5/6 3PT and high FG% game! well a couple. CP is an isolation scorer. Part of what makes him so good is that he's so good at scoring in iso, and he's getting those as well as his pick and rolls.

Go To the Top of the ThreadGo Home

or Comment Using FB

Post new topic   Reply to topic


← Slowly But Surely Doc Is Molding The Clippers

→ The Clippers Defense Isn't As Bad As You Think

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum

register
You are an anonymous user- Register now!


Follow our Los Angeles Clippers RSS Feed, plus the Clippers Rumors RSS Feed, the LA Clippers News RSS feed, and the Clippers Forum RSS feed to get the newest updated Clippers News and Trade Rumors plus Clippers Game update in your RSS/XML reader!