I’d read recently on Kevin Pelton’s Statistical Analysis Primer that “Effective Field-Goal Percentage was invented by current L.A. Clippers Coach Mike Dunleavy.” Dunleavy as statistical innovator came as some surprise because the Clippers aren’t regarded as an organizat[...]
For updates, please subscribe to Clipperblog’s Twitter feed. Blake Griffin sat out practice with a bruised left patella. It appears to be nothing serious, and there was no visible swelling on his knee. He spent the morning working out on the elliptical machine and the like. The Clippers have a[...]
An NBA team’s media day isn’t unlike the first day of school. Although nothing of consequence happens, the two-hour photo shoot and schmoozefest mark the start of the NBA season. The official training camp roster is handed out like a syllabus. Players and beat writers who haven’t s[...]
K.A. ran a post over at TrueHoop today where he experiments with Brett Hainline’s new efficiency swap machine: Yesterday, we made mention of Brett Hainline’s swap machine, which uses a player’s offensive and defensive efficiency ratings to determine how swapping one player out for [...]
From Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times: The idea of hiring John Lucas had been percolating in Mike Dunleavy’s mind for quite a while, and finally it came time to put it out there. “It was one of those ideas,” said Dunleavy, the Clippers’ general manager and coach. “[...]
From NBA.com: The Los Angeles Clippers today re-signed unrestricted free agent forward Brian Skinner. Per team policy terms of the contract were not released. In 51 games played with the Clippers last season, Skinner averaged 4.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 16.5 minutes per game. Over his 11 year NBA c[...]
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE’RE NO LONGER USING THIS SYSTEM. We’ve launched a mobile version of clipperblog.com. You do not have to download anything and it’s completely free. This is a “web-application” experience and is compatible with the iPhone as well as the i[...]
The signing of Steve Novak brings the Clippers’ roster to 13. That roster features a good deal of flexibility, with guys like Rasual Butler, Ricky Davis, Mardy Collins on the perimeter. A healthy, motivated Baron Davis is capable of guarding 2s off the ball, and even some 3s. Up front, Marcu[...]
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