Scouting report: Clippers vs. Suns Game 3

Updated: May 12, 2006, 4:47 PM ET
By   | Scouts Inc.
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Phoenix Offense: The Clippers are throwing multiple looks at Steve Nash to try to slow him down. One of the strategies is the "blitz." Los Angeles will double-team Nash as soon as he gets the ball past half court. If this happens more often, Nash should dribble right at the bigger of the two defenders (usually Elton Brand) and try to draw fouls. When Shaun Livingston guards Nash, he doesn't stay with him for the full 24 seconds. Livingston has a tendency to crash the boards and leave open looks for Nash.

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