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NBA PLAYOFFS -- Without Blake Griffin Clippers face uphill climb


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Los Angeles -- ​Down 3-2, the Los Angeles Clippers still have playoff life. But without their injured forward Blake Griffin and ​with Game 6 on the road in Utah, the Clips are facing certain elimination

​Sure, the Clips still have Chris Paul, but as Game 5 has shown, he can't will his team to victory despite putting up a gallant effort of 28 points and 9 assists. With only J.J. Redick (26) and DeAndre Jordan (14 points, 12 rebounds) providing meaningful help, the Jazz prevailed in a close encounter, 96-92.

​In contrast, the Jazz had so much more firepower.

In Game 5, for instance, Gordon Hayward had 27, Rodney Hood tallied 16 while four other players scored at least 10 points each. ​

​The Clippers cannot beat the Jazz with just Chris Paul and two other guys. They need more teammates to step up against a Utah team that is 9-deep.​

​Before he was lost for the duration of the playoffs due to a toe injury that may or may not require surgery, Blake Griffin had played in three playoffs games. In those contests the 6-foot-9 power forward averaged 20.3 points, 6 rebounds and 3.3 assists.​

​Griffin's numbers can be replenished on any given night but his mere presence​, which spaces the floor and spreads the defense is difficult to replace.

​If the Clippers make another early post-season exit, speculations are rampant that the team could be imploded and head towards rebuilding. But should the Clips break up their core guys and start fresh/

Maybe they should. Or may be but.

One thing is sure: the Clips have a long and difficult summer ahead.​



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