Forward Montrezl Harrell said it all: ‘we’re not a great team.” The evidence is there to suggest he’s right at this point, too, following the Los Angeles Clippers’ humiliating 140-114 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday. He scored 28 points to lead the team, yet it was hardly enough to stop boos from raining down beginning in the third quarter and then extending intermittently until the end of the game.
Paul George and Patrick Beverley did not feature, but Kawhi Leonard did, and in doing so he set a dubious personal record. The 140 the Grizzlies dropped, who got 27 points from Jae Crowder in their deserved win, was the most he had ever had scored on a team he was on. Hard times for the Clippers, these are, and it will be interesting to see how or if they can turn it around and contend.