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Ever since Vlade Divac first began throwing his large, hairy, Yugoslavian body to the court in the late 1980s, flopping has more and more developed into a sad yet integral part of the NBA game. Since then, players have elevated the move and the flop has evolved from a cheap way to get a foul called on an opponent into something of an art form, graceful in its clumsiness, almost theatrical in its intentional ham-handedness. This season, the NBA attempted to bring the hammer down on the worst violators and the most egregious offenses in the name of the Art of the Flop, imposing a new set of laws that at first warned players for initial violations but ultimately fined those who continued to run afoul of the new rules. To date, the NBA has imposed $25,000 in total fines on five players who have received two infractions each. In total, according to an SI report, the league has assessed 24 flopping violations to 19 different players on 13 different teams. Considering its role as a time-ho...
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This is a rematch of last year’s series between the Clippers and the Grizzlies. In Game 1, the Grizzlies were all over the Clippers until LA came back from 26 points to win the game. It was a miraculous comeback. The Clipps ended up taking the series in seven games. This year, the Grizzlies look for revenge.
What L.A. needs to do to win: In last year’s series, the Clippers...
Chris Paul is having himself another brilliant year, and thanks to the NBA’s phantom camera we are able to enjoy some of his moves slowed down to a point where it little easier easier for the common man to understand what is actually going on. The Clippers guard led his team to a spot in the Playoffs and from the video you can see why.
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Chris Paul may be a top tier player in the NBA but his chances of being on a championship winning team started diminishing…
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27-year-old Kevin Liao became the second Los Angeles Clippers fan this season to hit a half-court shot to win a Dodge Dart at Tuesday night's game at the Staples Center.
It was the second time this season that a Clippers fan has hit a half-court shot to win a car. Ironically, that fan, Hagop Blikian, took delivery on his Dodge Dart last night after hitting the shot back...
The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the visiting Portland Trail Blazers 93-77 on Tuesday night, as the Clippers look to keep their playoff bus rolling as the season gets one game closer to it’s end. Caron Butler supplied the spark in the win with 22 points, but the play of the night goes to Chauncey Billups, with his between the legs pass to Blake Griffin.
Billups hits the cutting...
You would think people would learn to take any comments Charles Barkley makes with a grain of salt by now. He’s wrong half the time anyway.
Barkley, who is an analyst on TNT’s “Inside the NBA,” has said on many occasions that he doesn’t see the Los Angeles Clippers as true title contenders because they have “no toughness.”
Well, Los Angeles Clippers forward Caron...
Normally I'd break down the game, and what went right, wrong etc, etc etc.
Who cares? Tonight was about the end of an era, and barring a really stupid decision by the Board of Governors in New York a couple of weeks from now, perhaps the last game ever in Sacramento.
You know what? I don't care.
There was the game and here is the boxscore. Have fun with it.
Jamal Crawford scored 24 points, including several big shots down the stretch, and the Los Angeles Clippers locked up home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs, holding off the Sacramento Kings 112-108 on Wednesday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.
And with NBA owners still deciding whether to approve the sale and relocation of the Kings to Seattle...
In a season of firsts for their franchise, the Los Angeles Clippers are opening the playoffs with a familiar foe.
Only this time, they own home-court advantage against the Memphis Grizzlies. Both teams finished the regular season with identical 56-26 records and tied for fourth in the Western Conference.
Game 1 is Saturday night at Staples Center.
A year ago, the Clippers opened...