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Billy Crystal, like most Los Angeles Clippers fans, has endured a lot of losing over the years. He is finally getting a taste of real NBA basketball now that the Chris Paul-led Clippers have won 14 straight games and are clearly the best team in the NBA.
The Clippers might be on a run, but they are still capable of doing things that surprise the comedic actor. On Tuesday, it wasn’t a Blake Griffin dunk but a Jamal Crawford crossover, followed by a slick behind-the-back move, that shocked him.
Check out Crawford’s wizardry and Crystal’s reaction in the video below.
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Actor/comedian Marlon Wayans had fun clowning around behind Billy Crystal as he was chatting with NBA analysts Mike Breen and Jeff Van Gundy during the Los Angeles Clippers-Denver Nuggets game at the Staples Center on Christmas Day.
Wayans started out by making a series of funny faces behind Crystal, and then later stepped it up by clapping his feet right behind Crystal's...
With five NBA games on national television on Tuesday, you probably used the commercial breaks as a time to open presents, chug another glass of egg nog and open some more presents. If so, you missed some quality programming.
Creative TV ads are a staple of Super Bowl Sunday, but Christmas Day is the biggest holiday on the NBA’s calendar. Companies responded to hoops’ Yuletide...
For those of you who are fashion-conscious, please avert your eyes from the get-ups being worn by Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul and forward Blake Griffin.For the rest of you, here they are.....(Courtesy of Cosby Sweaters)
The Los Angeles Clippers arrive to Christmas Day’s game against the Nuggets at Staples Center in their ugliest sweaters:
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LOS ANGELES, Calif. Having seen Katheryn Bigelows depiction of the hunt for Osama bin Laden in the War on Terror thriller Zero Dark Thirty over the weekend, it became more and more clear that it is the motion picture equivalent of watching the Los Angeles Clippers during their franchise-redefining 14-game winning streak.
Both offer scintillating, dont-want-to-stop-watching-when...
Tweet In the first half of the Denver Nuggets-Los Angeles Clippers game that was jam-packed with highlights and dunks. It was a non-dunk that had the crowd oohing. Midway through the second quarter, Clippers guard Jamal Crawford was at the front of a fast-break. Andre Miller of the Nuggets stood in front of him defensively. [...]
The Los Angeles Clippers had a fun time on Christmas Day, and that was even before they beat the Nuggets.
Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and their teammates showed up to the Staples Center on Tuesday in full holiday attire — wearing ugly Christmas sweaters, of course.
The Clips were far from the only ones in the NBA looking a bit silly for the holidays, though. Thanks to the league’s...
Jamal Crawford led a dominant performance by the Los Angeles reserves with 22 points and the Clippers defeated the Denver Nuggets 112-100 on Tuesday night, extending their franchise-record winning streak to 14 games.
Matt Barnes added 20 points - one off his season high - as the bench outscored the Clippers starters 64-48 in claiming the NBA's best record at 22-6, one win better...
Thus far, Chris Paul has dished out over 5,000 assists since he was drafted by the New Orleans Hornets in 2005. So it’s only right that for once Paul was on the other end of an assist after receiving a huge shipment of sneakers from Jordan Brand. The shipment most notably included the Air Jordan 1 “Knicks”, Air Jordan 1 “Bulls”, Air Jordan 13 “Bred”, Air Jordan...
The Clippers put on a show Tuesday night in a win against the Nuggets – first with a shake & bake crossover from Jamal Crawford and later as Ronny Turiaf posterized JaVale McGee:
Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) is fouled by Denver Nuggets’ Danilo Gallinari (8) of Italy during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)
As this wonderful Christmas Day comes to an end, let us remember the time that Denver Nuggets’ Danilo Gallinari looked like he punched the Clippers’ Blake...
No one's rushing to anoint the Los Angeles Clippers, who at 22-6 own the NBA's best record. They're not exactly impressed with themselves, either - despite a franchise-record 14-game winning streak.
''It is still early in the season and we have a lot to prove to the rest of the league,'' Matt Barnes said after he helped the Clippers' reserves outscore...
On Thursday night the Celtics started out their three game road trip against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Celtics come in off a blowout win on Christmas day against the Nets in which the team was firing on all cylinders. The Clippers own the league's best record at 22-6 and had a 14 game winning streak coming into the night. The Celtics looked to start off their trip ending...
Tip: 10:30PM Court: Staples Center Watch it: TNT Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Marc Davis, Eric Lewis and Tre Maddox
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On Road: 5-8
At Home: 13-3
Streak: Won 1
Streak: Won 14
Buckets: Pierce (20.5 ppg)
Buckets: Blake Griffin (18.1 ppg)