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: Redicks four-point play
Two days after Teddy Bridgewaters underwhelming performance at his Pro Day, fellow top QB prospect Blake Bortles impressed at his. Bortles, one of three quarterbacks vying to be the first taken in the NFL Draft in May alongside Bridgewater and Johnny Manziel, helped his cause by impressing scouts with a clean performance at the UCF Pro Day Wednesday, according to reports. The 22-year-old UCF product looked good in throwing 65 scripted passes; so much so that many draftniks believe Bortles is very much in the conversation to be taken first overall. Bortles big day comes on the heels of Bridgewater struggling during his audition Monday. Reports said Bridgewater was inaccurate on a lot of throws and according to respected draftnik Mike Mayock of NFL Network, was “average at best.” Part of Bridgewaters problem may have been that he shed the glove he normally wears on his throwing hand, something he said he wont do any more moving forward. Red Wings Jerseys China . 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However, with a recent dip in scoring, it seems some of the same old questions persist and several new ones have been raised after a somewhat troubling homestand.LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The Clippers stormed out of the gate, getting after the Lakers defensively and hitting shots on their own end.This time, they didnt let up.Blake Griffin scored 27 points, Chris Paul had 24 points and Matt Barnes added 19 in a 114-89 rout Wednesday night, the Clippers ninth victory in 10 games against the 16-time NBA champions.We kept our foot on the gas, Paul said.Griffin just missed a triple-double, with nine rebounds and eight assists. DeAndre Jordan had 10 points and 13 rebounds, and J.J. Redick added 10 points as all five starters reached double figures. Paul had 11 assists.The ball movement was incredible, Barnes said. Blake and Chris were finding everybody.The Clippers led by 10 after the opening quarter, stretched it to 22 points at halftime and were up by 36 going into the fourth in winning their fifth straight against the Lakers. They are enjoying their most successful stretch against the Lakers in franchise history.We came out and did everything we wanted to do, Griffin said. It has to be a little bit of pride.Jordan Clarkson scored 14 points to lead the Lakers. Jordan Hill and Wayne Ellington added 13 points each. Kobe Bryant finished with four points, eight rebounds and seven assists after going scoreless in the first half when he focused on getting the ball to his teammates.I have a lot of respect for that team over there, they are a very good team, but dont consider them a physical basketball team, Lakers coach Byron Scott said. But they came out and punched us and we were soft. Period.The Clippers scored a season high in points in leading 70-48 at halftime. They closed on a 23-9 run, highlighted by five dunks, including three by Jordan. He dunked off a 3-point miss by Barnes to end the half just after Redick found Griffin open in the lane for a windmill jam.The ball movement was just beautiful to watch and our defensive intensity was really high, Clippers coach Doc Rivers said. Thats what we have to get back to.The Clippers opened the game on a 21-7 run while shooting 52 per cent in the first quarter.They blew out the Lakers in the third, outscoring them 29-15. Bryant made his first basket of the game, hitting a 10-footer that left them trailing 85-55. The Clippers opened the period on a 12-2 run, punctuated by Griffins one-handed dunk after blowing by two defenders.They are just better, Bryant said. They play very well together and come at you in waves.ddddddddddddScotts comments echoed what Bryant said recently about the Lakers being as soft as Charmin.He said the same thing I said, Bryant said. He just didnt use the toilet paper analogy.The Lakers have lost six of their last eight and two in a row while dropping to 11-25 overall. They had been playing slightly better lately, with their previous 10 games being decided by 10 points or less, but they ran into a buzz saw against their Staples Center co-tenants.The Clippers rested their starters in the fourth when Bryant sat out, too.TIP-INSLakers: Bryant was scoreless on four attempts in the first half, equaling his scoreless first half against Detroit on Dec. 2. He returned after skipping a loss at Portland on Monday to rest. ... Hill, Ellington, Lin and Boozer combined to score 40 of the Lakers 48 points in the first half. ... They havent beaten the Clippers since April 4, 2012. ... G Ronnie Price sat out because of a broken nose and flu. Jeremy Lin started in his place.Clippers: Redicks four-point play in the second quarter was his fifth of the season, tops in the league. ... The Clippers are 2-0 against the Lakers this season. ... New Dodgers shortstop Jimmy Rollins, boxer Floyd Mayweather and Kardashian sisters Khloe and Kendall attended.DANCING BALLMERClippers owner Steve Ballmer was gyrating during Fergies performance of LA Love with a flash mob between the first and second quarters.He danced exactly how I expected him to, a smiling Griffin said before quickly adding, but the enthusiasm is amazing.Paul agreed, saying, He was feeling good tonight. Its cool to see how much fun hes having.The Clippers missed three of their first four shots to start the second, leading Rivers to say, It probably distracted the whole team.Asked to rate Balllmers dance moves, Rivers said, No comment. Our relationship is too new.NO RIVALRYScott said he doesnt wake up before a game against the Clippers feeling like he did when the Lakers played the Celtics during his heyday.The biggest difference is they want to kind of declare LA theirs. As I said, thats not happening, either, he said. Are they the better team in LA now? Yeah, you have to give them credit. But as far as everyone trying to make this a rivalry, you cant have it be a rivalry until both teams are competing for championships.UP NEXTLakers: Host Orlando on Friday.Clippers: Host Dallas on Saturday. ' ' '

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