Chris Paul tweets heartfelt farewell to L.A., Clippers fans

Chris Paul is on his way to joining the Houston Rockets in a stunning trade but not before he paid a heartfelt farewell to Los Angeles and Clipper Nation on his way out, taking to Twitter to post a message of sincere gratitude. “Unbelievable amount of emotions right now- I don’t even know what to say. Lots of love and tears," the post reads. "I’m so blessed and thankful for...
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JJ Redick reportedly will not re-sign with Clippers

The end of an era truly appears to be on us in Los Angeles.Brian Windhorst reported on ESPN Wednesday that J.J. Redick will not re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers, meaning the franchise will be bracing for a second high-profile departure of the offseason. This isn’t a huge surprise. Redick will have a lot of interest this offseason and a return to the Clippers was probably...
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Report: Blake Griffin may still return to Clippers despite Chris Paul exit

It’s logical to think that the Chris Paul trade may be the first move in the breakup of the Los Angeles Clippers, but that may not necessarily be the case.According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Griffin may not necessarily be turned off by Paul’s departure to the Houston Rockets, as the two star players have not always coexisted in perfect harmony. Brad Turner of the Los Angeles...
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Report: Jerry West not present at Chris Paul-Clippers meeting

Before we all found out that Chris Paul was being traded to the Houston Rockets, Paul and the Clippers had a lengthy meeting in which he discussed his future.Paul reportedly wanted to give the Clippers a chance to get compensated for his departure, rather than simply leaving them to fill the void of his absence. One person that wasn’t present during that meeting, according to...
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There's nowhere for Chris Paul to go

There's nowhere for Chris Paul to go, really. He turned 32 in May and spent last summer essentially drawing the parameters of his own extension with the Clippers during collective bargaining negotiations, convincing the NBA to replace the Over-36 rule (designed to make big-money long-term contracts for aging vets basically impossible) with an Over-38 one that will allow him to nab...
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The Big 3’s opening day reveals much work is needed despite league’s star power, potential

Though the Big 3 has all the tools and components for an exciting summer diversion are there, important tweaks and adjustments are necessary for the venture to become a successful, viable and lasting league and sports entertainment operation.The atmosphere was there. The positive optics were there, including a strong nostalgia factor. The crowd, listed as 15,177 at Brooklyn’s Barclays...
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Paul Pierce doubles down on Durant-over-LeBron talk

Paul Pierce has reiterated and expanded upon his opinion that Kevin Durant “right now” is the NBA's best player, not LeBron James.The newly retired Pierce, serving as an analyst for ESPN during the NBA Finals, said that Durant “may be the best player in the world today."Pierce’s assertion not surprisingly spawned much debate, given James typically is hailed unquestionably...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 Offseason Preview: Los Angeles Clippers

Fresh off their sixth straight playoff appearance, the Los Angeles Clippers are in the midst of the most successful run in franchise history. The previous best run for the Clippers was three straight postseasons and that was when the franchise was the Buffalo Braves. Despite the success, each season ends feeling a little unfulfilled. The Clippers have only made it out of the first...
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Blake Griffin made a Mt. Rushmore of NBA cities

Quietly, Blake Griffin might be the most interesting NBA free agent this summer.The Kia-hopping Griffin has spent his entire career with the Los Angeles Clippers and doesn’t seem like a guy about to abandon Chris Paul and others now. But if he did, where he might end up isn’t so easy to figure out.Unless he outright tells us through a silly game on TV. Here’s a note worth looking...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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