Dr. Oliver Eslinger is the Men’s head basketball coach at CalTech. He was on press row at Staples Center for the Clippers’ loss against Phoenix, and offers his impressions: On Thursday night, Los Angeles Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro pondered one pointed question for what seemed like an eternity. His fatig[...]
1. Should Nick Young immediately be plugged into the starting lineup? Michael Shagrin: Yes. He should be given the opportunity to start, but by no means should it be looked at as locked up. While he is a skilled shooting guard with size who can create his own shot, he also is a notorious black hole. Young has never bee[...]
The Clippers have acquired Nick Young from Washington in part of a 3-team deal. The Clippers receive Nick Young, the Wizards receive Nene, Brian Cook and a Clippers second round pick(s), and the Nuggets receive JaVale McGee and Ronny Turiaf. Here’s Kevin Arnovitz’s analysis of the move over at TrueHoop: [...]
Ed note: Trade news coming soon. Here’s the recap from last night’s win over the Hawks by Michael Shagrin. The Clippers rarely come away with a victory if Chris Paul isn’t using his wizardry to tear apart an opposing defense. It’s even less common to ride that victory on the chariot of unrelenting re[...]
Asked to reflect on last Wednesday’s loss to the Nets, Vinny Del Negro spoke of missed rotations and the need to make shots, but he also praised his team’s effort in fighting back from an 18-point second half deficit. Slow starts had become more frequent, so the following question was, “what is this t[...]
The Clippers fell to the Celtics 94-85 last night in a tough loss. We’ve got more coming on the way (including a new episode of ClipperBlogLive) but for now, here’s the Lob City Ledger done by yours truly over at ESPNLA.com. Blake Griffin 9-15 FG | 6-8 FT | 9 REB | 4 AST | 24 PTS | -9 GRADE: B[...]
Okay, so that title might be a bit misleading. It’s more like the Clippers just stay the same, but have occasional stretches of offensive explosiveness powerful enough to propel them through bad defensive nights. Tonight, we had a solid effort from Chris Paul (23 points on 18 shots, 5 dimes, 2 turnovers, 3 steals[...]
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