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Vinny Del Negro
Los Angeles Clippers
Golden State Warriors
Oklahoma City Thunder
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LOS ANGELES Maybe Chris Paul would have made a difference. Maybe not.
It's impossible to know what might have happened had the Clippers had their point guard and catalyst in the lineup Tuesday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder. He spent the night on the bench in his street clothes, and without him the Clippers just weren't the same.
They went down in a hail of three-point baskets by the Thunder, whose 109-97 win at Staples Center established their position as the best team in the NBA. The proof: Their 33-9 record leads the league, one game better than the San Antonio Spurs (33-11) in the Western Conference and 1 better than the Clippers (32-11).
If the Clippers hoped to use the game as a statement, it never materialized. Paul was scratched from the starting lineup after aggravating his bruised right kneecap Monday at Golden State, and it left his team short-handed.
"Chris controls the game," forward Blake Griffin said. "He's making sure guys are...
BEST OF MAXIM
OAKLAND Chris Paul sat at his locker with his shirt off and an ice pack on each of his knees. His arms were folded and his lips were pursed as he talked with Clippers head athletic trainer Jasen Powell about his injured knee.
While Powell kneeled on one knee to the side of Paul, the Clippers' All-Star point guard looked disturbed to be talking about how his bruised right kneecap...
Eric Bledsoe once again drew fill-in duty for Chris Paul.
After a bad game Monday (4 points on 1-for-7 shooting), CP3 missed Tuesday night's loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder with his nagging kneecap injury.
Bledsoe started but struggled with his shot, hitting just 5-of-16 shots for 12 points. The third-year guard out of Kentucky added two rebounds, four assists, a steal...
After the Clippers lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night with Chris Paul sitting out because of a bruised right kneecap, Coach Vinny Del Negro didn't offer encouragement about his All-Star point guard.
"Chris is going to be out," Del Negro said. "Hopefully we get him back soon, but other guys have got to step up."
That most likely means that...
In the NBA, sometimes player celebrations can cause defense lapses and during Golden State's game against the Los Angeles Clippers earlier today, LA guard Chris Paul took advantage of it.After Golden State's Stephen Curry had hit a three-point shot, the Warriors defense had a mental lapse and allowed an easy bucket for CP3:
The Los Angeles Clippers are unsure if Chris Paul can play in their upcoming games, most of which will take place on the road.
A visit to the Phoenix Suns might help if Paul has to sit out and could aid the Clippers' attempt to avoid a third straight defeat Thursday night.
Paul missed the Clippers' sweep of a three-game road trip last week because of a bruised right kneecap...
After the Clippers lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night with Chris Paul sitting out because of a bruised right kneecap, Coach Vinny Del Negro didn’t offer encouragement about his All-Star point guard. ”Chris is going to be out,” Del Negro said. “Hopefully we get him back soon, but other guys have got to step up.”
That most likely means that Paul won’t...
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Here's a look at the Jordan CP3.VI Black History Month PE that Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul wore during their game against the Golden State Warriors on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
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