When I think of progress, I imagine a steady, linear ascent. I think of the cartoon lines on the graphs with the black arrows steadily drawing upwards. I imagine always learning and literally getting better every day. But that’s not how it works in real life. There are times when things click,[...]
While I’m delighted to see the Clippers newfound brinksmanship in the last two games, neither of those games should have reached that point. In both situations, the Clippers got up to double digit leads over sub-.500 teams, only to give those leads away and win by a defensive play. The Kings g[...]
By Brian Chan Special to ClipperBlog The strong play of the rookies has been one of the encouraging stories of the 2010-11 Clippers season. Blake Griffin has met or exceeded all expectations of him, averaging 20.8 points, 12.2 rebounds, and 3.2 assists per 36 minutes. Eric Bledsoe took advantage of [...]
Perhaps understanding the excitement they have garnered across the NBA, the Clippers did their part to entertain the local fans in the state’s capitol on the way to a 100-99 victory over the Kings. During the start of the season, they managed to be fun to watch despite the near inevitability of defe[...]
Before the season started, there was an unheralded optimism in Clipper Nation. Dunleavy gone, Blake in, a great draft class, Kaman coming off an All Star year, and Eric Gordon the Clippers’ gold medalist all compiled to form the giddiest fan base the Clippers have ever had. This was more than [...]
After trailing by as much as 18, the Suns chipped away at the Clippers until the newly acquired Sun Mickael Pietrus drained a corner three with 22 seconds left to cut the Clipper lead to 1. It was a perfect time for a normal Clipper team to miss one of two free throws and give up a 2 to send it into[...]
Just like a month ago, the Clippers find themselves squaring off against the Phoenix Suns in a post-food coma game. Last time it was the day after Thanksgiving, this time is the day after Christmas. And while they don’t have to go on the road for this matchup, they do tip off at noon, which ca[...]
Many Christmases ago, I argued with another fan about the deficiencies of the team. As I rained blows upon him, I realized that there had to be another way! So I searched until I found a holiday that, instead of trying to mask the quarreling and the spite of the holidays, embraced the true antipathy[...]
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