We might have had a chance with no Chris Paul—the Clippers staring point
guard and perennial MVP candidate had missed about two-and-a-half
weeks' worth of Clipper games with a bone bruise, missing nine games, in
which the Clippers went just 3-6, after starting the season a sparkling
33-11. But he's back now, the Clips handled the Knicks at MSG yesterday
pretty easily, and they're just a much better team than the Sixers,
especially with 3/5 of the team's projected starting lineup still out
with injury. The Sixers are gonna need big games from...well, just about
everyone to have a chance in this one. Viewing without heavy
intoxication is not necessarily recommended.
7:00 tip from the
WFC. In other cheery news, Andrew Bynum talked to reporters today and
findings are: He's 20 pounds overweight, still feels pain doing basic
drills, and would not use the word "optimistic" when discussing anything
except for maybe his favorite Radiohead songs. Could still be a while!