After today’s game, Mike Dunleavy offers an interesting comment to the Los Angeles Times‘ Broderick Perkins: “When guys get injured, typically you have agents that are going to tell them, ‘There’s no reason to hurry back. Make sure you’re 110% healthy before you c[...]
From Lisa Dillman at the Los Angeles Times: Warriors swingman Stephen Jackson spent some quality time with Davis, his buddy and former teammate, over the weekend in Los Angeles, bonding and talking about old times. Jackson said that Davis wants to return to the Warriors. “That’s all we t[...]
From the Philadelphia Inquirer: An unfortunate coincidence. That’s the vibe that seemed to fill the Wachovia Center last night after 76ers forward Elton Brand, clutching his dislocated right shoulder, walked off the court midway through the third quarter of a 93-88 win over the Milwaukee Bucks[...]
At Wages of Wins, Dave Berri looks at Elton Brand’s declining numbers, and how they might have cost Mo Cheeks his job: “Brand’s WP48 [Wins Produced per 48 minutes] is 0.075 this season. And last season it was only 0.058. Both marks are below average and not exactly consistent with the [...]
There are some unfortunate and inescapable truths about Mardy Collins, and they can be seen in numbers like these: In his nine games as a Los Angeles Clipper, Collins has taken 29 shot attempts from the floor. Only ten of them have been successful, while 13 of the 29 haven’t drawn iron. Desp[...]
Familiarity is one of the true pleasures of following a pro sports team. It’s the same comfort you derive from turning on a really good TV series and knowing all the character attributes of Detective Jimmy McNulty, or Coach Eric Taylor, or Don and Betty Draper. The Clippers team of recent ye[...]
Kevin Pelton has a fun read over at Basketball Prospectus that classifies NBA head coaches by their lineage, mentors, and influences. Pelton identifies some of the major luminaries who have spawned a coterie of current coaches, people like Dean Smith, Rick Pitino, and Pat Riley. Mike Dunleavy does[...]
Plaschke’s Wednesday column strongly suggested that Mike Dunleavy and Baron Davis are locking horns over the weight of the Clippers’ playbook. Now there’s word that the two held a summit at Playa del Rey yesterday to clear the air: “Davis had been quoted in Plaschke’s [...]
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