Those guided by superstition have traditionally characterized the Clippers’ misfortunes as preordained — as if management, a willingness to invest, talent evaluation, and coaching had nothing to do with a team’s performance during its first 25 years in Los Angeles. But even hard-bo[...]
I’ll have a lot more to say in the next 24 hours, but here’s what’s going up at TrueHoop: The last time Quentin Richardson was a member of the Los Angeles Clippers, the Clips were a promising, young squad that included Elton Brand, Corey Maggette, Bobby Simmons, and Chris Wilcox. N[...]
The bad dream will soon be a memory: Clearing the way for No. 1 pick Blake Griffin, the Clippers have agreed to trade power forward Zach Randolph to Memphis for former Clipper Quentin Richardson, The Times learned today. Because of salary-cap rules, the deal can’t be completed until next week.[...]
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[...]
From the Philadelphia Inquirer: An NBA source has confirmed that Stefanski has shopped power forward Elton Brand, last off-season’s blockbuster acquisition. That same source indicated Brand is unlikely to be traded because he has four years and $65 million left on his deal and has health conce[...]
Clips Nation and Clipperblog are intent on resurrecting the Clippers’ franchise, and today we discuss the process of rebuilding a team saddled with big veteran contracts, but also blessed with some intriguing young talent. Previous entries: Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four To: Steve Perr[...]
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[...]
ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” revisits the circumstances surrounding Cuttino Mobley’s retirement due to a heart condition. What seems evident at this point is that [a] Mobley has been aware of his condition, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, since he was 23. [b] Each of the four team[...]
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