One of my favorite movie lines of all time is in Bottle Rocket, during a scene where Owen Wilson is trying to convince Luke Wilson to join in a planned heist. “Here are a few of the ingredients,” he says, ticking off elements of the plan on his fingers. “Dynamite, pole vaulting, laughing gas, helico[...]
Perhaps the best way to begin a consideration of the Rookie of the Year, from the perspective of a Clipper fan, is to remember that other people don’t think or see things the same way that we do. Out there in the real world of the NBA and its fans, John Wall seems an easy and obvious primary candida[...]
Yes, that’s what you think it is, Blake Griffin on the reverse jam. Considering the agony of last year, it’s comforting to see that he is completely healthy. Earlier in the week, Craig Smith tweeted that Blake was as strong as Karl Malone and as athletic as LeBron. I think that’s a[...]
Today, Eric Gordon took some time out of his day to talk to the media about the revamped team, his performance in the FIBA World Championships and the Clippers exhibition game against the Spurs in Mexico City. Media: You have a new coaching staff. How would you describe the new defensive system that[...]
From the no-brainer file of the Clippers press release database: The Los Angeles Clippers today exercised the club’s fourth-year contract option on guard Eric Gordon and the third-year contract option on forward Blake Griffin. Gordon, originally selected by the Clippers as the seventh overall pick i[...]
For Clippers fans, watching Eric Gordon’s performance in this summer’s FIBA World Championships has been a rare bright spot in an off-season tinged with free-agency disappointment. USA Basketball’s “B-Team” successfully brought home the championship trophy that had eluded their more illustrious pred[...]
Ah, Tuesday Mailbag. Much less catchy… but also much less cranky than a Monday version. Again, thanks to everyone who sent in questions this week. Let’s get to it: Why did the Clippers sign Rasual Butler to a one year deal? I felt that he played selfishly last year, taking contested shot[...]
Very few people watched Eric Gordon more closely than Breene Murphy did this Summer. Here’s his take on what Gordon’s performance means going forward: When the Trailblazers travel to Los Angeles to play the Clippers’ season opener on October 27th, it will be televised on ESPN, but the na[...]
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