"We gave up too many offensive rebounds tonight," said the Clippers' Rasual Butler in what qualifies as the understatement of the year.á The Hornets set a team record for rebounds against a Clipper squad that appeared disinterested.á Thanks to Paul Augustin, a B/R featured writer for the Hornets, for rubbing salt in the Clipper wound with that tid-bit of information. á
Making matters worse, Kareem Rush, on the heels of establishing himself as a key player off the bench the game before, told teammates he has a torn anterior cruciate ligament in this right knee and is out for the season.á The Clippers, it seems, can't shake the injury bug.
This apathetic display against an undermanned Hornets team coupled with the injury to Rush will no doubt resurrect talk of the Clip ...
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Article written by Jose Salviati