Brand having another solid season
(Sports Network) – The Los Angeles Clippers are a disappointing 19-21 and
trail the division leading Phoenix Suns by 13 games in the Pacific.
Elton Brand has been a bright spot for LA. The Duke product leads the Clippers
in scoring (20.6 ppg) and rebounds (9.0 rpg). He is shooting an impressive
55.4 percent from the floor and 75.8 percent from the foul line.
Brand has scored in double-digits in 37 of 40 games this season. He is
averaging 23.3 points and 8.8 rebounds in his last 10 outings. The 6-8 forward
has registered 19 double-doubles this season.
Los Angeles has won the first two games of its five-game homestand and notched
a 112-91 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday. Elton Brand scored 34
points and Sam Cassell netted 21 points and dished out 14 assists for the
Clippers, who won their fourth of six. Chris Kaman added 12 points and nine
rebounds for Los Angeles and Corey Maggette added 11 points and nine boards.
The Clippers, who are 14-7 at the Staples Center this season, will also
welcome New Jersey and Minnesota to the City of Angels.
Tuesday’s game between Milwaukee and Los Angeles is the first of the season.
The Clippers have won three straight, five of six and six of the last eight
meetings. Milwaukee has dropped six in a row and nine of 11 at the Clippers.
The Clippers are 13-4 when they score 100 or more points this season.