Clippers have growing to do

As exciting as Blake Griffin and Co. have become, they are not yet elite

Updated: February 7, 2011, 3:41 AM ET
By Kevin Arnovitz | Special to ESPNLosAngeles.com

MIAMI -- Early in the third quarter of the Los Angeles Clippers' 97-79 loss to the Miami Heat on Sunday, Clippers center DeAndre Jordan dropped another pass on an otherwise well-choreographed pick-and-roll play. As the ball rolled out of bounds, Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro folded his hands on top of his head, retreated down the sideline, then threw his arms defiantly in the air.

Another missed opportunity.

"We just couldn't put enough offensive pressure on them at all," Del Negro ...

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