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Chris Paul misses practice, but says he’ll be ready to play in Game 3

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul insists he will be ready for Game 3 in Oakland on Thursday. Paul was held out of of practice for the second straight day Wednesday with a right hamstring injury that has bothered him since Game 1 of their playoff series against the Golden State Warriors. “I’ll be ready, I’m OK,” Paul repeatedly said when asked about the injury...
Via Sports-Glory
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clippers Analyst Confused MIP for MVP Vote

When you think of candidates for the NBA’s Most Improved Player award, who comes to mind? Players such as the Pacers’ Lance Stevenson? Pelican Anthony Davis? Or perhaps, high-flying DeAndre Jordan of the Clippers is what you’d prefer. Heck, even the actual winner, Goran Dragic, of the Suns deserved the nods he received. However, as John Ferensen of NextImpulseSports.com reports...
Via BlackSportsOnline
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

LA Clippers thrash Warriors to level series

The Clippers 2nd unit, including Danny Granger lifted the Clippers to their game 2 victory over the Warriors.(photo credit getty images/ ESPN.com) The Los Angeles Clippers turned their game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors into a distant memory as they cruised to a 138-98 victory last night in the Staples Center. Blake Griffin scored 35 points in 30 minutes of action on 13 of...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Griffin: Relationship With Chris Paul Has Evolved Every Year

Blake Griffin had the best season of his career in 13-14 and his ability to coexist with Chris Paul has also improved in their third season together. "Every year (the relationship with Paul) has evolved," Griffin said Tuesday. "You can't expect two guys who have never played together before to just come in and just right away be the best of teammates and understand...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jermaine O’Neal Takes a Shot at Clippers Fans

Last night, the Los Angeles Clippers destroyed the Golden State Warriors to tie up their first round series. The game never seemed close, and it’s games like this that make the Clippers look like serious title contenders. Without Andrew Bogut in the lineup, Jermaine O’Neal has suddenly found himself playing a big role for the Warriors. While Mark Jackson often will play David...
Via Pass The Pill
2 days ago  |  Discuss

5 things: Clippers embarrass Warriors by 40 points in Game 2

LOS ANGELES -- So this is what happens when Blake Griffin isn't in foul trouble. With their backs against the wall and the daunting fate of a 0-2 deficit heading back to Oakland staring them in the face, the Clippers responded with their most impressive win of the season, crushing the Warriors 138-98 to tie the first round series up at 1-1. From the opening tip, the game was...
Via Fox Sports West
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers shift momentum with big Game 2 win

LOS ANGELES -- The Clippers didn't just erase the horrific memory of Game 1, they smothered it. Monday night, they attacked. They were so relentless on defense and offense that by the midway point of the third quarter, the score no longer mattered. They simply kept pushing, from starters to reserves, from the opening tip to the final buzzer. "We told them before the game...
Via Fox Sports West
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Clippers Route Golden State Warriors By 40 to Even Series

The Los Angeles Clippers put a hurting on the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of their best-of-seven series on Monday night, to the tune of a 40-point blowout. Blake Griffin put on a dominant bounce-back performance of 35 points on 13-of-17 shooting, while Paul filled up the stat sheet with 12 points, 10 assists, six rebounds and five steals. For the Warriors, Stephen Curry struggled...
Via Basketball Bicker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steph Curry Throws Mouthguard in Anger, Gets Technical (Video)

The Clippers are currently lambasting the Warriors in Game 2 of their playoff series, with L.A. up 114-81 in the 4th quarter. Steph Curry wasn’t having the greatest of nights, at one point throwing his mouthguard in frustration after not getting a foul call on Blake Griffin. The refs did end up calling a foul on the play…unfortunately it was against Curry, who wound up getting...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan finishes third for NBA Defensive Player of the Year

LOS ANGELES -- One of Doc Rivers' first pronouncements when he was introduced as Clippers coach last June was that he believed DeAndre Jordan was capable of winning NBA Defensive Player of the Year. On Monday, Jordan got close. The Clippers center was third in voting announced by the league, finishing behind winner Chicago's Joakim Noah and Indiana's Roy Hibbert. Noah...
Via Fox Sports West
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin Throws Water On Fan

After getting hit with his sixth foul in Game 1 of the Warriors vs. Clippers game. Blake Griffin kinda sorta accidently douses a fan with water wearing a bright yellow “We are Warriors” t-shirt. “I heard (him) say something,” Griffin told reporters, according to Sports Illustrated. I didn’t know exactly what I did. (The cup) wasn’t full. If I did (spill water on him...
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How officials ruined game 1 of Clippers-Warriors series

Blake Griffin pleads his case with official Sean Wright (photo credit Getty Images and ESPN.com) Fans always think their team got screwed by the referees. The fan’s anger is usually over a call that could have gone either way, but because of their hometown bias they believe that it clearly should have gone their way. What’s upsetting to a lot of fans is that there is no way to...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 things: Warriors stun Clippers in Game 1

LOS ANGELES -- With the Clippers down by three with 11 seconds left and the game's fate still undecided, Chris Paul stepped to the charity stripe for two free throws. As a 85.7 percent free-throw shooter and notable clutch performer, it was assumed Paul would make both freebies. Clank. He missed the first one. Clank again. He missed the second one. It was that kind of day for...
Via Fox Sports West
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blake Griffin pours water on Warriors fan

Tweet The Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors were locked into game one of what is shaping up to be the best series of the opening round of the playoffs. Given the history between these two teams, the refs were calling it extremely closely, leading to a ton of fouls. Blake Griffin became a casualty of those close calls and fouled out with just minutes to left...
Via Los That Sports Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jamal Crawford hits halfcourt buzzer beater

Jamal Crawford banked in a half court buzzer beater to end the first quarter during Game 1 of the Clippers’ first-round playoff series against the Warriors Saturday. The post Jamal Crawford Nails Half Court Buzzer Beater To End First Quarter (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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