Windhorst: The Clippers "Remain Steadfast," bringing back Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, and James Harden.

The Los Angeles Clippers are persevering despite the lacklustre start to Kawhi Leonard, James Harden, and Paul George's collaboration.

The Clippers organisation is "steadfast in their confidence" that the three will work out a way to win together, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst.

"From talking to people in LA, I don't believe they're thrilled with how things have gone thus far; they had hoped for better, but they are unwavering in their conviction that it will succeed.

How else may they respond? Windhorst stated on the Hoop Collective, "They can't go back" (48:48 mark).

The Clippers are a depressing 7-9, and Harden's acquisition appears to be a complete flop. Harden has averaged a pitiful 14.1 points and 6.2 assists while vanishing from the spotlight on offence, seeming lethargic and out of shape.

He hasn't appeared at all like the purported "system" that he portrayed himself as being at his news conference.

"I don't worry about myself. Harden told reporters last week, "I'm good enough and I'll put in enough effort on a day-to-day basis regularly to get going." "It's not my problem. The game's outcome worries me, and tonight was a prime illustration of it."

Harden is not entirely to blame since neither George nor Leonard, in particular, have appeared to be their best selves. However, when Harden plays alongside Russell Westbrook, who was playing well in a supporting role earlier in the season before Harden was acquired, there's an obviously strange combination of skill on the court.

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