Training camp has begun and that means players no one has ever heard of are starting to come out of the woodworks. Every year, fringe NBA hoopsters get invited to camp and work their tails off to try to scratch their way onto a team’s roster. In the case of the Clippers, the training camp invitees p[...]
It shouldn’t be a surprise that the Clippers and Marqus Blakely are parting ways. He played only two preseason games and ran for 18 minutes of them. Sure, he’d be worthwhile to keep around if only because of his impressive Summer League performance, but the Clippers had 15 men on their r[...]
Even before the off-season started, it was quite obvious what position the Clippers were going to focus on: acquiring a small forward. As a part of a financial overhaul to potentially lure a top free agent SF, the Clippers cut ties will all but five players, keeping Baron Davis at PG, Eric Gordon at[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Transition is the buzzword floating around this summer, and for good reason. There’s a new head coach in town after Mike Dunleavy held the post for seven years, which is an eternity in this landscape. There are eight new players on the roster, five of them rookies. There’s a new general [...]
Only a small handful NBA teams have a transcendent all-star who can elevate a team to relevance. The rest of the league makes do by finding talent where other might not, then cultivating it. The Clippers did that this summer when they signed undrafted rookie Marqus Blakely to a two-year deal. Given [...]
Agent Sam Porter tells Jonathan Givony of DraftExpress that the Clippers have signed the forward from the University of Vermont to a 2-year, partially guaranteed contract. I like this deal for two reasons: The Clippers get a low-risk, heady, athletic ballplayer who makes good decisions, can defend t[...]
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