Caron Butler, SF The gist: During his prime, “Tuff Juice,” as he was affectionately named by former Wizards coach Eddie Jordan for his aggressive playing style, was one of the premier wing players in the league. Defensive intensity and a lethal midrange game came to define his i[...]
For those eager to think about actual basketball during this lockout, Marc Stein and Chad Ford may have provided some measure of relief last week, when they looked into the amnesty clause that will be a part of the next Collective Bargaining Agreement. The idea is that teams will have a one-time exe[...]
Any optimism for the Clippers this year had to begin with the opportunity to get off to a better start than they did last season. Not that improving on 1-13 is a particularly lofty goal, but getting off on the right foot would be the priority for the team and its fans. And now, with the news that t[...]
The better question might be “how soon?” and not “if.” He has earned every bit of praise thrown his way for his strength and athleticism, but as Tom Haberstroh points out, it’s his well-rounded game that begs comparisons to one of the most dynamic players of the last f[...]
David Bergman/ Sports Illustrated Blake Griffin and Kevin Durant give Neil Olshey and Sam Presti permission to think big, but it’s the presence of their second-best players, Russell Westbrook and Eric Gordon, that completes the most basic foundation of a championship core. Whereas one g[...]
At any given time over the course of NBA history, you could probably state that a significant portion of the teams were “building through the draft.” Or at least trying to. Pick the team with the best collection of young talent and you can bet that team would be classified as Th[...]
When the Cavaliers agreed to trade Mo Williams and Jamario Moon to the Clippers in exchange for Baron Davis (and the roughly $35 million left on his contract), they got a first round pick for their trouble. It was a wise strategy for Cleveland, and one that any fan should hope their team would purs[...]
Chris Kaman has seen and done quite a bit in his eight years as a Clipper. In an organization noted for its instability, there has been no one as consistently present during the good times and bad, and it’s not even close. Five whole seasons before Eric Gordon and DeAndre Jordan joined the fray in 2[...]
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