“Just when we thought things couldn’t get any worse,” as one of us ClipperBloggers put it, after the latest Donald Sterling story. The Clippers were already well into a frustrating first half of December, putting together a string of pretty good winless basketball. That’s one of the problems of bein[...]
If you thought that Blake Griffin was going to solve all Clippers’ problems, well, that’s obviously not the case. In the second game of the season, the Clippers lost to the Warriors by 18 and the second half of the game didn’t even feel that close. The game’s first possessions started out ugly, as C[...]
One of my favorite movie lines of all time is in Bottle Rocket, during a scene where Owen Wilson is trying to convince Luke Wilson to join in a planned heist. “Here are a few of the ingredients,” he says, ticking off elements of the plan on his fingers. “Dynamite, pole vaulting, laughing gas, helico[...]
Perhaps the best way to begin a consideration of the Rookie of the Year, from the perspective of a Clipper fan, is to remember that other people don’t think or see things the same way that we do. Out there in the real world of the NBA and its fans, John Wall seems an easy and obvious primary candida[...]
Yes, that’s what you think it is, Blake Griffin on the reverse jam. Considering the agony of last year, it’s comforting to see that he is completely healthy. Earlier in the week, Craig Smith tweeted that Blake was as strong as Karl Malone and as athletic as LeBron. I think that’s a[...]
FreeDarko is a personal favorite of mine and Clipper fans have to check out the October 1st post if only to see Craig Smith and DeAndre Jordan bearhugging Chris Kaman. For years, NBA defense has been defined by a similarly cold and angry calculus. But don’t tell that to the Clippers, whose regular t[...]
Ah, Tuesday Mailbag. Much less catchy… but also much less cranky than a Monday version. Again, thanks to everyone who sent in questions this week. Let’s get to it: Why did the Clippers sign Rasual Butler to a one year deal? I felt that he played selfishly last year, taking contested shot[...]
It’s too early to discern whether Vinny Del Negro has the command, tactical strength and creativity to build the Clippers into a respectable entity in the Western Conference. My preferences for Dwane Casey aside, enough smart basketball people I’ve spoken to believe that, despite his ear[...]
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