NBA

.

Chris Paul and Blake Griffin produce excellent display vs the Toronto Raptors

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

After the Los Angeles Clippers’ humbling loss to the Golden State Warriors in game one of their pre-season schedule, the franchise returned to winning ways against the Toronto Raptors last night.

Not much can be read into the results of pre-season games, but it is never good for morale if a team is destroyed by 45 points.

Blake Griffin and Chris Paul ensured the Clippers took their record to 1-1 as they prepare for another tasking NBA season.

Both All-Stars played over 25 minutes - a vast increase from the sub-20 minute games they endured during the blowout loss at the Oracle Arena - and produced the kind of performances we have come to expect from the pair.

Griffin showed his usual soft scoring touch; finishing with a game-high 24 from 10-13 shooting. He connected with a number of mid-range jumpers and shot 66.6 percent from behind the three-point line.

Toronto Raptors v Los Angeles Clippers

Toronto Raptors v Los Angeles Clippers

After missing prolonged periods of last season, the forward's presence will be vital for the organisation as they look to finally end their Conference Finals drought.

As for Paul, he continued to show why he is considered one of the best point guards in the game; dishing out 15 assists for his teammates to go with his seven points and three steals.

Topics:
NBA
Western Conference
Chris Paul
LA Clippers
Pacific Division
Blake Griffin

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - NBA Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again