Quiet day in Playa Vista as the Clips wrap up their first week of training camp: Blake Griffin is day-to-day with a bruised left patella. He worked out and performed some shooting drills today, but seems generally frustrated as a bystander. He won’t play Sunday evening in Oakland when the Cl[...]
An NBA team’s media day isn’t unlike the first day of school. Although nothing of consequence happens, the two-hour photo shoot and schmoozefest mark the start of the NBA season. The official training camp roster is handed out like a syllabus. Players and beat writers who haven’t s[...]
K.A. ran a post over at TrueHoop today where he experiments with Brett Hainline’s new efficiency swap machine: Yesterday, we made mention of Brett Hainline’s swap machine, which uses a player’s offensive and defensive efficiency ratings to determine how swapping one player out for [...]
The acquisition of Rasual Butler immediately puts the the Clippers’ starting small forward spot in play. Butler would undeniably give the Clippers’ starting unit a headier defensive presence on the perimeter and a greater ability to stretch the floor offensively. Mike Dunleavy has been l[...]
Based on the Clippers recent free agent targets, it’s natural to assume that the guard position is the biggest need. After all, the Clippers only have 3 *true* guards on their roster, and all we’ve heard for the last month is an overload of Sessions talk mixed with an occasional A.I. fla[...]
In the last installment of the Clipperblogger summit, Steve Perrin got to the heart of the matter when he wrote … That’s a pretty astounding collection of talent on paper. So why did they only win 19 games last season? And why are expectations so low for this season? If the Clippers’ cur[...]
Previous entries: Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five Part Six To: Steve Perrin From: Kevin Arnovitz Date: June 17, 2009 I don’t want to belabor the Randolph trade debate, only to say that there are creative ways to clear minutes for a young player that don’t involve having [...]
Clips Nation and Clipperblog are exchanging a series of thoughts about the Clippers in a cyber-dialogue. Clipperblog lobbed the first volley here. Steve Perrin’s rejoinder can be found at Clips Nation here. Below is the third installment: To: Steve Perrin From: Kevin Arnovitz Date: June 7, 2009 L[...]
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