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Clippers look to end Warriors' series dominance

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Clippers will be seeking to salvage one win in their season series with the Golden State Warriors when the top two teams in the Pacific Division clash for the final time in the regular season Thursday night. And they could be getting some help in their quest to end a nine-game losing streak against the two-time Western Conference champs. The...
Via FOX Sports
5 hours ago

Chris Paul cleared by doctors, could play Thursday

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chris Paul has been cleared by doctors and could be back in the Los Angeles Clippers' lineup on Thursday at Golden State. Coach Doc Rivers said Wednesday that Paul "looked great" in practice a day earlier and the only remaining hurdle is how comfortable he feels after another practice. "Overall, he was pretty aggressive," Rivers said of Paul's first practice in...
Via Associated Press
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chris Paul has been medically cleared to return.

As the playoffs near, the Clippers need to get healthy. With Blake Griffin making his return a couple of weeks ago, we continue to wait for Chris Paul.  Our wait may be over though. Its no secret that the Clippers are a dominate team when healthy. That’s actually been the story the past several years: getting […] Report: Chris Paul has been medically cleared to return. - Clipperholics...
Via Clipperholics
12 hours ago

Report: 'Melo could waive no-trade clause for Clippers after season

The trade rumors surrounding Carmelo Anthony have died down considerably over the past two weeks, and Anthony said at the All-Star Game that he expects to remain with the New York Knicks this season. After the season could be an entirely different discussion.Even if Anthony remains in The Big Apple through Thursday’s trade deadline, Ian Begley of ESPN reports that the 32-year-old...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rivers: Paul medically cleared to play, could return Thursday

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul must have eaten some magic healing beans over the All-Star break.Speaking with the media on Wednesday, Clippers head coach Doc Rivers said that Paul has been medically cleared to play and could even make his return as soon as Thursday against the Golden State Warriors, per Jovan Buha of ESPN. The 31-year-old Paul has missed the last 13...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clippers Believe, But Time Running Out

Despite all the bad luck they've had since last year's playoffs, the Los Angeles Clippers believe they are a championship contender as long as they're healthy. But time is running out for the Clips in terms of vying for a championship with their current core.
Via Sports On Earth
17 hours ago

Report: Clippers intent on keeping both Blake Griffin, Chris Paul

The Los Angeles Clippers have no interest in moving superstars in advance of Thursday’s NBA trade deadline. In fact, they reportedly already have set plans to retain the services of their two best players for years to come.In a roundup he compiled of big-name players with expiring contracts, Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders reported that neither Blake Griffin nor Chris Paul will...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Importance of Blake Griffin’s 3 Point Shot

We knew coming into the year that Blake Griffin had been working hard to add a three-point shot to his repertoire. In the preseason, he put his newfound skill on display, averaging 33 percent from deep. What really caught our eye though, was how he looked extremely confident shooting it from behind the arc. I […] The Importance of Blake Griffin’s 3 Point Shot - Clipperholics...
Via Clipperholics
2 days ago

Locked on Clippers, February 20th, 2017—Trade Deadline Excitement Kicks Off

DeMarcus Cousins is now a Pelican—and the ripple effects will be everywhere in the next three days. In today’s episode of Locked on Clippers, I talked about the DeMarcus Cousins trade and its potential ripple effects for the rest of the week as we head towards the NBA Trade Deadline. This is the last weirdly-timed episode of Locked on Clippers as I worked around travelling to...
Via Clips Nation
2 days ago

Midseason Roundtable Grades: Raymond Felton

The Clippers quietly picked Felton up this summer towards the end of free agency, and most people shrugged at the time. Those people were wrong— Felton has been a steal for the Clippers. Here’s what our writers think of his play so far. Thomas Wood: B Felton is looking more Fast than Fat this season, and has been one of Doc's better bargain bin bench additions. At this point...
Via Clips Nation
2 days ago

NBA All-Star: West beats East 192-182, Clippers' Jordan has six points, three rebounds

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Anthony Davis had an All-Star Game for the record books. And on a night when Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant provided a glimpse of the past, Giannis Antetokounmpo showed he's clearly part of the future and a midcourt lob attempt from James Harden even went in, Davis absolutely stole the show. He scored 52 points, 10 more than Wilt Chamberlain's All-Star record...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers gives Steve Kerr advice on how to handle Russell Westbrook at All-Star Game

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant made it quite clear in Saturday’s showdown that the two former teammates haven’t let bygones be bygones. With the NBA All-Star Game less than a week away, how will Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr keep the situation between the two stars civil when he takes the reigns of the Western Conference squad?Doc Rivers said when he coached...
Via FOX Sports
9 days ago

Jeff Van Gundy: Carmelo Anthony should join Clippers, come off bench

It remains to be seen whether or not Carmelo Anthony waives his no-trade clause in the coming weeks. But if Anthony does decide to move on from the New York Knicks organization, which NBA team makes the most sense?One respected NBA insider believes there’s one team that suits Anthony best. And if it works out? Anthony should play the role of sixth man, so says ESPN analyst Jeff...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan and Aaron Gordon highlight 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest field

With two-time defending NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion Zach LaVine sitting out this year’s edition, many are wondering who will fill the void in his absence? The field this year does have the Orlando Magic’s Aaron Gordon — who was the runner up last-year with his amazing dunk over the Magic’s mascot — and the Los Angeles Clippers DeAndre Jordan, who offers the event a little...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blake Griffin throws sick between-the-legs dime to JJ Redick

Clippers point guard Chris Paul may be sidelined with a finger injury, but Blake Griffin is out there trying his best to take CP3’s place in the passing department. Griffin threw this dime to J.J. Redick for an easy reverse layup during Wednesday night’s game, and yeah, the ball went right through his legs. pic.twitter.com/yLd2lt0F7H — Rob Perez (@World_Wide_Wob) February 2...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan considering doing dunk contest

The NBA is still looking to fill out its roster of contestants for the Slam Dunk Contest, which is less than three weeks away, and the league has reportedly reached out to Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan.Jordan, who will be in New Orleans for his first All-Star game appearance, said he’s considering doing the dunk contest, according to ESPN’s Jovan Buha.Jordan also...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers on his son Austin being potential trade bait: “I Would Trade Anyone”

If you’ve ever worked in a family business, you know there’s always a very slim chance that your dad might end up letting you go. That would be incredibly awkward and weird for everyone, and it happens on a much bigger scale than just the usual family business; it might happen in the NBA. When Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers was asked about who would be potential...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks have reached out to Celtics, Clippers regarding Carmelo Anthony

Despite what we’re being told publicly, it sure looks like the New York Knicks are attempting to move All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony.Just one day after reports suggested that the Knicks had offered up Anthony to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a deal that would have sent Kevin Love to New York, comes this bit of interesting information from The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski and...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan airballs two free throws

DeAndre Jordan is one of the worst free-throw shooters in NBA history. His 52 percent from the stripe this season has brought his career mark up to 43 percent. No one should be surprised when DeAndre Jordan misses a free throw or even misses a free throw egregiously.In Tuesday’s game between the Clippers and 76ers, Jordan’s free-throw shooting brought him particular embarrassment...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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