Things were always going to get harder for the LA Clippers before they got easier, but damn. Friday night in Houston marked a 5th-straight loss for the Clippers, and it was so bad that they never even got a 2nd-half lead to blow. Instead, the Clippers allowed the Rockets to score a season-high 140 p[...]
Buzzer Reaction Los Angeles Clippers 103 Final Recap | Box score 108 New Orleans Pelicans MVP: Ryan Anderson has had a rough season, shooting well under 40 percent from the field. He had to start in place of Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis tonight, and he was great, scoring 24 points and maki[...]
Three years ago — almost to the date, Blake Griffin made his NBA debut in awe-inspiring fashion. In 38 minutes, Blake displayed a combination of explosiveness, supremacy and grace the league hadn’t seen in a rookie since LeBron James’ inaugural season. Within minutes, fans were enamored [...]
Time is winding down on the clock. The Clippers have the last shot. What do they do? Usually, and it’s this way with most teams, the answer is a 1-4 isolation — your basic clearout for a guard at the top of the key. There are a few reasons why this is so popular in the NBA. If you run a [...]
The Clippers made some big moves yesterday by claiming Chauncey Billups and resigning DeAndre Jordan. We’ll be breaking down Chauncey’s game shortly, but for now check out what everyone else is saying about the moves: ESPN’s John Hollinger rating the Chauncey Billups pickup (Inside[...]
The worst thing for a team to be in professional sports is mediocre. In the NBA, perennially landing in the late lottery is the kiss of death. You’re not contending, you’re not rebuilding towards something better – you’re just there. Barring a miracle, your fate is all but pre-determined when you fr[...]
In the second installment of 3-on-3, three ClipperBlog contributors discuss Eric Gordon’s 2010-2011 season, his All-Star potential and if he can be trusted with the game on the line. 1. True or False: Gordon surprised you last season. Nick Flynt, ClipperBlog: True. I’ve fallen victim to pointing out[...]
The Clippers are a team of the future. Understood. But what does that really mean, other than the fact that Neil Olshey has the team financially prepared to strike at the likes of Dwight Howard, Deron Williams and Chris Paul in the summer of 2012, assuming they opt out of their respective contracts?[...]
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