3 ways the LA Clippers can find their 'identity'

The LA Clippers look lost. How can they find their identity?
The LA Clippers look lost. How can they find their identity? / Harry How/GettyImages
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2. LA Clippers need to share the ball

The LA Clippers'offense looks disjointed. If you need proof, look at their assists per game. At the moment, the Clippers dish out 25.7 assists per game. That's good for 21st in the NBA. 

That's a mediocre mark, but it's only getting worse. Last night against the Hawks, the Clippers handed out 17 assists. In their previous contest against the New Orleans Pelicans, they mustered up 18 helpers. 

Sure, they dished out 32 assists against the Chicago Bulls. That's no coincidence: the Bulls are comfortably the worst defensive team they've played during this recent stretch. Otherwise, they lost the assist battle to the Minnesota Timberwolves by a final tally of 26 to 22. 

Generally speaking, the Clippers just don't pass enough. Their 253.3 passes per game ranks dead last in the NBA. 

Sure, that's how this team is built. The Clippers have lethal isolation scorers. They don't need the best ball movement in the NBA. Still, they could use more extra passing. The Clippers need to find some hockey assists. 

This offense gets too stagnant. It needs some variety. With that said the Clippers have largely been without James Harden. Russell Westbrook has been injured for a while. 

That brings us to our last point...