At ESPN Los Angeles, I file a brief on behalf of the Clippers for LeBron James’ services. Some excerpts: James shares some culpability for Cleveland’s embarrassing Eastern Conference semifinals loss to Boston, but James didn’t fail a test of character nor did he fall victim to a ci[...]
If tonight’s game felt familiar to you, there’s a reason for that. You’ve played in this game before. Let me explain. From the arc of the game right down to some of the characters in it, tonight’s matchup felt a lot like a glorified pickup game. Take Corey Maggette for exampl[...]
With all eyes focused on the looming offseason, the Clippers were reminded tonight what a star player looks like when they took on the Portland Trailblazers and Brandon Roy. I’ve never been bashful about stating my admiration for Roy’s offensive game. His body control around the rim is s[...]
After losing to Golden State, Toronto, and Denver in recent games, you’d figure the Clippers would have a pretty decent idea of what was in store for them Sunday night against Mike D’Antoni and the New York Knicks. Since all of the aforementioned opponents play at a quick pace and featur[...]
Pardon the coachspeak, but you always learn more from losses than you do from wins. Out of all the teams the NBA has to offer, losing to the Warriors may provide the biggest learning experience possible. Sunday night the Warriors play only eight guys in total, five of which were never even drafted. [...]
If there were ever a blueprint for Baron Davis to follow, it’s the one created by his opponent tonight in Jason Kidd. Kidd is 37 years old in a league dominated by quick guards, most of which are a decade younger than him. Athletically, he doesn’t have much left in the tank. Kidd’s[...]
The Clippers are a tough team to get a handle on, even this far into the season. We’ve seen good Baron Davis (like tonight), and we’ve seen bad Baron Davis. We’ve seen stretches where the Clippers played borderline great defense (like the stretch of wins where they slowed down Kobe[...]
Charlie Widdoes composed this recap of the Clippers’ loss in Charlotte: Clippers fans are all too familiar with this phase of the season. Out of playoff contention for a while now, the mission inevitably shifts to building for the future. Sure, Neil Olshey and Donald Sterling talk about “winni[...]
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