Clipper fans might remember following the 2008 Rookie of the Year contest in microscopic detail. It was quite a sweepstakes. Derrick Rose and OJ Mayo jumped out to an early lead, both starting and getting big minutes and big usage. Around this time two years ago, between 10 and 20 games in, Russell [...]
Clipper fans are used to being hopeful in the midst of dysfunctional and desperate situations. We all knew that his would be a tough season, with some promising young players on the roster along with Chris Kaman and Baron Davis, while the gaping hole at small forward wasn’t filled by some free agent[...]
Clipperblog contributor Charlie Widdoes breaks down the Clippers most recent frustrating loss. The last time these two teams met, it took two overtimes to decide the final outcome. The Jazz won that night, but there was plenty to like about the Clippers’ play, including a performance by Eric Gordon [...]
Three days after Turkey Day, the Clippers better be ready now. Watching that first quarter on Friday against the Suns, it was clear that the Clippers players weren’t ready to play. How else can you explain 42 points in the first quarter? The defense should have the goal of holding teams to 42 [...]
Maybe it was tired legs on the second night of a back-to-back. Maybe a team lunch of Thanksgiving leftovers left them drowsy with tryptophan. Maybe Marv Albert jinxed us by complimenting the Clippers’ tight defensive rotations one time too many on Thursday night’s national broadcast. Or maybe the Cl[...]
Is this a winning streak? A trend? A surge? An uptick? I’m not sure how to label the two consecutive Clipper wins, but it’s been a relief, that’s for sure. Even if they travel to Phoenix where they have lost the last six matchups and are 0-7 on the road for the season, there is def[...]
By Brian Chan Special to ClipperBlog Between the inexperienced rookies and the stubborn veterans on the Clippers roster, Eric Gordon stands out as a special talent. Selected 7th overall in the 2008 NBA Draft, Gordon has the ability to give the Clippers what they have so desperately needed — Er[...]
There are many peaks and valleys in a long NBA season, and the overarching narrative of any given year is apparent only in hindsight. Last season, on January 12, the Clippers were one game below .500, the team had been playing well, winning four impressive games in a row against the likes of Portlan[...]
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