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NEW YORK (AP) -- Caron Butler returned to the Los Angeles Clippers' lineup Friday, starting at forward against the Brooklyn Nets after missing a game with a strained right shoulder.
Butler was hurt in the first quarter of a 92-87 victory at San Antonio on Monday and sat out a 117-111 overtime loss at Oklahoma City two nights later.
Butler is averaging 9.4 points and shooting 50 percent from 3-point range.
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Vinny Del Negro confirmed that Caron Butler would start on Friday for the Clippers against the Nets.
Clippers guard Chris Paul had a tough game Wednesday night in Oklahoma City. He had an even tougher game Friday in Brooklyn.
The difference in the two contests: Paul had plenty of company.
If the Clippers are already a bit road weary from their four-game trip this week, they showed it against the Brooklyn Nets, fading in the second half and losing 86-76, their lowest offensive...
Chris Paul's early-season play has the Los Angeles Clippers at 8-3 through their first 11 games of the season.
Usually when we’re thinking about Blake Griffin, we’re talking about a gravity defying dunk. Friday night as the Clippers took on the Brooklyn Nets, we’re talking about his defensive skills. Check out this sick block of a Deron Williams dunk attempt in the second quarter. Video via Jose3030
Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin had a monster block to deny a dunk attempt by Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams in the first quarter of Friday night's NBA game at the Barclays Center.
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ATLANTA—Five Hawks contributed double-digit numbers as they notched their fifth straight win, 104-93 over the Los Angeles Clippers.
Jeff Teague (19 points, 11 assists) and Zaza Pachulia (19 points, 12 rebounds) contributed double-doubles while Lou Williams (18 points), Josh Smith (17) and Al Horford also had strong games on Saturday.
The suddenly-slumping Clippers lost their...
Clearly, Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin is pretty good at dunking the basketball but he can also play a little defense.In the second quarter of the Brooklyn Nets/Los Angeles Clippers game earlier tonight, watch as Blake turns back a Deron Williams dunk attempt:
Jeff Teague had 19 points and 11 assists, Zaza Pachulia added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks won their fifth straight game with a 104-93 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night.
Blake Griffin scored 22 points and Chris Paul had 19 for the Clippers.
Los Angeles has lost a season-high three consecutive games after winning six in a row.
For a split second on Friday night, Deron Williams must thought he was just as tall as 6-foot-10 Blake Griffin and 7-foot Ryan Hollins as he leapt up to try to dunk over the towering pair.
The way up must have seemed like an eternity for Williams as he saw Griffin elevating as well, arms outstretched and ready to reject Williams’ offering. Well, we have that entire exchange in...
Brook Lopez had 26 points, including consecutive baskets during the game's decisive stretch, and the Brooklyn Nets shut down the Los Angeles Clippers in the fourth quarter for an 86-76 victory Friday night.
Brooklyn outscored Los Angeles 23-13 during a final period in which Chris Paul had no points, two assists and six fouls. Deron Williams didn't have a great game either...
Chris Paul and Deron Williams took the blame for recent defeats by their respective teams.
Fault may not matter this time, but one of these star point guards is about to suffer another loss.
Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers will try to beat Williams' Brooklyn Nets on the road for just the second time in 14 tries Friday night.
Paul is vital to Los Angeles' success, ranking...
The Los Angeles Clippers are looking to avoid a sub.-500 trip.
A game against the surging Atlanta Hawks could make that difficult for the Pacific Division leaders.
The Clippers will try to avoid a season-high third consecutive loss on Saturday night when the Hawks look to extend their season-best winning streak to five.
After defeating San Antonio 92-87 on Monday to open its trip...
The Brooklyn Nets are taking on the Los Angeles Clippers Friday night, when Blake Griffin rejected Deron Williams in a monumental way as the first quarter was dwindling down. Deron took one hard fall; Blake’s blocks are as powerful as his dunks. H/T Jose3030The post Blake Griffin Rejects Deron Williams (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
Blake Griffin is pretty good at basketball. This was further evidenced by the Los Angeles Clippers' monster block on Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams on Friday. The two-time All Star even had the presence of mind to strip and pass the ball away as well. Impressive.