Its difficult to move forward and limit the time spent taking in the two most recent improbable victories for the Clippers, but with an opportunity to win three games in a row for the first time since early December, its safe to say that this upcoming matchup against the Heat might be a bigger test than the last two wins combined.After all, the Heats record is dramatically different than those of the Wizards and Magic, who the Clippers beat on the road this past week. The intimidating duo of Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo guarantees a gritty game theyve helped the Heat secure the number four offense and number seven defense in the league, the latter of which happens to be right behind the Clippers in those same rankings. However, the Heat are surely having a similar conversation when planning for the matchup. Despite the Clippers shortcomings on paper , no one can ignore the heroics of coming back from double-digits twice in back-to-back games. Both wins were a product of a complete team effort, making it even more difficult for opponents to decide who to assign their best defender. Luke Kennard would be an obvious choice for defensive attention, but Amir Coffey has also been shooting nearly 42 percent from distance through the past 10 games. However, Coffey can also quickly turn into a playmaker, and dish it off to other shooters like Nicolas Batum and Terance Mann, both of whom are shooting right around 40 percent from three. And this is just the offense the Clippers Nicolas Batum Jersey, with the number six defensive rating, have proven time and time again that they can shut a team down and light them up once they switch into comeback mode.
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