After two days off to travel on this Circus Trip -- and the circus is having its own problems back home -- the 40-28 Brooklyn Nets are in Los Angeles, taking on the only team in Los Angeles anyone is scared of, the 47-22 Los Angeles Clippers. To give you an idea of each conference's strength, the Clippers are 6.5 games ahead of the Nets and have the same 4th seed.
This is only the second time the Nets have seen the Clippers this year, beating them in their November matchup 86-76 behind a stellar defensive effort from Reggie Evans. If you're interested in watching me ramble about how that matchup went, the good folks over at ClipperBlog had me on breaking that game down immediately after on their live Clippers postgame show, ClipperBlog Live.
Speaking of ClipperBlog, the best Los Angeles Clippers blog around, I have the pleasure of asking Clippers maven and ClipperBlog writer/senior contributor Fred Katz three questions about tonight's matchup. ClipperBlog also asked me to answer three questions about tonight's game, which you can see here. (Note: I am not bullish on Gerald Wallace.)
As you'll see, the first thing I ask has to do with the CP3-D-Will matchup, the two players competing in The BK Game Streak tonight. Get to pickin'.
Devin: Chris Paul + Deron Williams is always a fun head-to-head. How do you see Paul approaching the matchup?
Fred:... MORE →