Clippers shoot below 70% from the Free Throw Line

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Deoudes59
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Clippers shoot .697 (only Orlando is worse surprisingly) Opponents [when playing the Clippers] shoot .767 In these single digit loses, this is the difference. DeAndre Jordan shoots a career .383 The is FAR worse than Shaquille O'Neal's career .527 Blake Griffin (my favorite player, mind you) shoots a pathetic .582 Ryan Gomes (good thing he isn't playing that much anymore) is shooting a .676, far below his career .803 Al-Farouq Aminu is shooting .667 At least Chris Kaman is shooting .765 from the stripe. DeAndre Jordan is awful he....

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I would be interested,,but am too lazy to look up,,VDN career FT %. I'll bet he was good,,,I would have these guys shooting 200 each at every practice (except for a few like Baron). VDN should be able to teach this. Seems like virtually very year this bites us in the rear,,that and the foul calls (as list night showed) also seem to rain down upon us when it appears we have a chance. ....

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Baron needs to shoot them as well. He was 0-3 in free throws last night. This can and should be corrected. ....

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Interesting stat. I remember last year, through the first few months, the FT's were also a problem. People were blaming DUnleavy, citing player disinterest or sabotage (despite the fact his teams typically shoot well at the line, an aspect he used to emphasize, if anything). Single-digit losses, they make a difference, I agree. ....

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Just because DJ can't shoot free throws doesn't mean he has no upside. He fights for offensive rebounds and is playing much better on the defensive end. His form is much better on his free throws, and until the last two games, his ft% was hovering around 50%. At least his free throws aren't as ugly as Snacks anymore. ....

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I kinda agree with this. Free throws are really crucial when it comes to close games but lets not ignore what the players do best. Perhaps we won't be in a position to win a game with out, for example, DJ's shot blocking or BG's scoring. Anyway, I have a feeling that our players will improve on this as the season goes on. ....

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We were whisle whipped in that Denver game.... That was bs.. did not make me happy.

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We were whisle whipped in that Denver game.... That was bs.. did not make me happy.
I agree that was BS, but last night we had the upper hand in FT's and we blew it. It goes both ways, we need to make out FT's. Had we done so we would probably be at about 8-9 wins this season. ....

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We were whisle whipped in that Denver game.... That was bs.. did not make me happy.
I agree that was BS, but last night we had the upper hand in FT's and we blew it. It goes both ways, we need to make out FT's. Had we done so we would probably be at about 8-9 wins this season. Last night was the 1st game I missed Sad made me sad when I came home and saw that it did not record....

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We were whisle whipped in that Denver game.... That was bs.. did not make me happy.
I agree that was BS, but last night we had the upper hand in FT's and we blew it. It goes both ways, we need to make out FT's. Had we done so we would probably be at about 8-9 wins this season. Last night was the 1st game I missed Sad made me sad when I came home and saw that it did not record....

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This team is just terrible mental losers they find ways to f*ck up games and lose it's sad to watch. Thi team knows how to dog it out and come back it games with Baron but they can't finish VDN isn't the kind of coach who can break down the game and mkae plays to win something has to change. ....

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Deoudes59
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Clippers 98 Kings 91 Good game. We shot 19-23, 82.6% from the line tonight. FAR above the sub 70% that we usually shoot. The game is 92-91 with our usual free throw shooting... a one possession game. Kings shot well from the stripe tonight too. ....

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I would be interested,,but am too lazy to look up,,VDN career FT %. I'll bet he was good,,,I would have these guys shooting 200 each at every practice (except for a few like Baron). VDN should be able to teach this. Seems like virtually very year this bites us in the rear,,that and the foul calls (as list night showed) also seem to rain down upon us when it appears we have a chance.
Del....

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Deoudes59
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Lost to the Lakers by 1, we shot 68.2% from the line.

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Clippers 108 Suns 103 Clippers shot 21-34 (61.8%) from the line... yikes.. Suns shot 16-18 (88.9%) from the line.. Hill and Nash don't miss This game is a double-digit win if we hit the shots from the stripe against a decent Phoenix team. Griffin 12-16 from the line, we'll take it D.Jordan 3-10 from the line, that's really gotta get better Eric Gordon didn't get to the line surprisingly again, im not being negative... im actually pointing out that we are really looking like a 7-8 seeded playoff....

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Clippers 108 Suns 103 Clippers shot 21-34 (61.8%) from the line... yikes.. Suns shot 16-18 (88.9%) from the line.. Hill and Nash don't miss This game is a double-digit win if we hit the shots from the stripe against a decent Phoenix team. Griffin 12-16 from the line, we'll take it D.Jordan 3-10 from the line, that's really gotta get better Eric Gordon didn't get to the line surprisingly again, im not being negative... im actually pointing out that we are really looking like a 7-8 seeded playoff....

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deandre isnt generally going to take that many free throws. if you discount deandre, the rest of the team shot 18/24, which is 75%. that's not bad really. ....

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tense2
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deandre isnt generally going to take that many free throws. if you discount deandre, the rest of the team shot 18/24, which is 75%. that's not bad really.
if h'e going to be our center of the future (hopefully he will be)...he better get better or it will be hack-a-Jordan time...lol ....

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deandre isnt generally going to take that many free throws. if you discount deandre, the rest of the team shot 18/24, which is 75%. that's not bad really.
if h'e going to be our center of the future (hopefully he will be)...he better get better or it will be hack-a-Jordan time...lol for now, kaman is really out starting center. and unless deandre really shows he can be a full time quality starter(including showing improvement in FT%) i don't really think he's our....

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tense2
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or now, kaman is really out starting center. and unless deandre really shows he can be a full time quality starter(including showing improvement in FT%) i don't really think he's our future starting center. i love him as an energy guy off the bench, and for the short term, that's what he'll be as long as we have a healthy kaman. a couple years from now, if kaman leaves, the clippers will strongly consider bringing in a replacement center unless....

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personally...can't wait till Mr. Net Zero is gone...but that's just me
am I the only one..... who's mr. net zero? ....

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tense2
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personally...can't wait till Mr. Net Zero is gone...but that's just me
am I the only one..... who's mr. net zero? ...give ya a hint...last name starts with a K ....

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DJ is not garbage.

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Hack a DJ was the suns plan the other day. Didn't work but I can see why they'd try it. He's a horrible free throw shooter. ....

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