Found December 22, 2011 on Basketball ]
The team's first head coach was Hall of Famer Dolph Schayes and its initial "star" players were forgettable names like Bob Kauffman and Don May until the greatest Brave of them all laced them up -- Bob McAdoo. A scoring machine, McAdoo led the Braves to their first playoff appearance in 1973-74 when he averaged 30.6 points per game and 15.1 rebounds.

Video: Chris Paul Alley-Oop to Blake Griffin

When Blake Griffin learned that Chris Paul was being traded to the Clippers, the first words out of his mouth were “lob city!” Griffin knew that CP3 is one of the best passers in the game, and that his alley-oops to Tyson Chandler were legendary. Paul had some nice alley-oops to DeAndre Jordan in the team’s first preseason game Monday night, but we didn’t see the Chris-to...

Blake Griffin to DeAndre Jordan, Welcome to Lob City

The Los Angeles Clippers shot up to the top of many NBA fans’ must see TV for this season when they traded for all-star guard Chris Paul. The news of the trade was a welcome one for the Clippers two young high flyers Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan, who coined the term “Lob City” as soon as they found out. In their second (and final, thanks lockout) the dunking...

Vinny Del Negro Enjoying ‘Pressure’ of Coaching the Clippers

Head coach Vinny Del Negro got the unexpected gift of a dramatically revamped Clippers squad, and tells the LA Times that he’s enjoying the increased pressure that comes with coaching such a high-profile team all of a sudden: “Vinny Del Negro eased his way into the Clippers players’ lounge and plopped down in a black chair. His eyes were bright and his spirits were high...

Chris Paul on Blake Griffin's great stretch as Clippers beat Lakers

Chris Paul talks about Blake Griffin's great stretch in the Clippers' win over the Lakers

Clippers' Chris Paul: 'Teams gunning for us'

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Lakers can't contain Griffin as Clips take finale

Blake Griffin scored nine of his 30 points in the final 5:18, and the Los Angeles Clippers wrapped up their two-game preseason sweep of the Lakers with a 108-103 victory on Wednesday night.

The D-League: Where Signing Ricky Davis and Greg Ostertag happens?

So much for the “D” in D-League standing for “development” these days -- it’s more like, “Don’t call it a comeback” instead. According to Scott Schroeder of Ridiculous Upside, league sources confirmed both Ricky Davis and Greg Ostertag have decided to make their comebacks through the NBA Development League. Both players have signed D-League contracts and will find...

David Stern Says That Once The Season Starts, Everyone Will Forget About That Silly Little Chris Paul Trade Veto

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Dance, puppets! More »

Dime’s 2011-12 NBA Preview: The Northwest Division

Everyone wants to talk about super teams. Of course, the Heat, Knicks, Clippers, Celtics and all the rest of ‘em capture the imagination of the NBA fan base. There’s nothing quite like feeling the anticipation and excitement in the air when you see that news hit telling you Chris Paul has finally been traded and [...]
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