The Clippers are an awful road team and they played at Chicago last night. They are finishing up an eight-game road trip. Everything points to a drama-free Hawks victory except for Clippers center Chris Kaman, who returned after two games missed with an ankle injury and lifted the Clippers to a victory over the Bulls. From the Los Angeles Times:
“He gives us another scorer out there, a guy who can command double-teams and we can play out of it, and it creates a lot of open shots for everybody,” said Marcus Camby. “So hopefully with him back we can start to roll.”
When All-Star reserves were announced last week, Kaman was one of three players averaging 20 and 9 along with Zach Randolph and Bosh. They are All-Stars and Kaman is not because his team is bad.
Kaman is a tough cover for Al, who is an All-Star in part because his team is good. Like usual, Al is giving up size in this one. The new thing is he’s been missing