Found May 22, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
Clippers general manager Gary Sacks is negotiating with free agent Chris Paul and the executive remains “very confident” that the elite point guard will return to Los Angeles. Shipped to Tinseltown from the Minnesota Timberwolves in December 2011, Paul can ink a five-year extension worth $108 million with the Clippers starting on July 1. A six-time All-Star and two-time All-NBA First Team selection, the 28-year-old Paul and Blake Griffin led Los Angeles to a 56-26 record in the Western Conference Pacific Division. Unfortunately for Paul and Griffin, the Clippers were quickly ousted by the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round … Continue reading →

Donald Sterling basically admits that Del Negro firing was to appease Chris Paul

This might be the most shocking development of the NBA season. Donald Sterling made a decision to actually keep a high-priced free agent as a member of the Los Angeles Clippers. According to T.J. Simers at the LA Times, Sterling was reluctant to fire head coach Vinny Del Negro, but knew that it was something he had to do in order to keep point guard Chris Paul as apart of the organization...

Chris Paul reportedly wanted a different coach for Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers decided not to bring back Vinny Del Negro as their head coach, and the upcoming free agency situation with Chris Paul may have a lot to do with it. Paul, who completed his second season with the Clippers and finished fourth in league MVP voting, will be a free agent this summer. He reportedly supported a coaching change. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski...

Chris Paul is the one who will pretty much determine the next head coach for the Los Angeles Clippers

Blame the coach.  The NBA is driven by the players.  If a team underperforms, the blame isautomatically on the head coach.  Just ask Mike Brown when he was fired by the [...]

Was Chris Paul allowed to fire Vinny Del Negro?

Vinny Del Negro led the Los Angeles Clippers to a strong season by anyone’s standards, let alone what the franchise has traditionally become accustomed to. Still, it was all but a foregone conclusion that their coach Vinny Del Negro was a dead man walking by the end of the season. The rumors of superstar players such as Blake Griffin and Chris Paul disliking Paul had grown to...

Clippers make shrewd coaching move

The Los Angeles Clippers didn't just shed themselves of a head coach Tuesday who no longer fits the suddenly astronomical expectations of an organization once mired in failure. They reinforced their dominance over the Los Angeles Lakers in the most significant of ways: By better positioning themselves to win the future. The news that the Clippers will not keep head coach Vinny...

How Much is Dwight Howard Worth?

Since Chris Paul will most likely stay a Clipper, the possible departure of All-Star center Dwight Howard is the most talked about free agency in L.A. If Howard stays in L.A. he could receive $118 million over five-years. But if he opts to leave the Lakers the max he will receive is $87.6 million—$30.4 million less—on a four-year deal. But

LeBron, Durant, Duncan, Kobe, Paul On All-NBA First Team

LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant and Chris Paul have been named to the All-NBA First Team. On the Second Team are Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin, Marc Gasol, Tony Parker and Russell Westbrook. On the Third Team are David Lee, Paul George, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade and James Harden.

Politics as usual: Lebron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, and Tim Duncan headline the 2013 all NBA team.

"Politics as usual"

Pinkies Up! Green Pinkie Edition

A green pinkie is way cooler than a green thumb, even if you still suck at growing tomatoes. Will the NBA expand to Seattle (and one)? (Rumors and Rants) The 2013 All-NBA Playoff Injury Team (The Roosevelts) Donald Sterling admits Del Negro was fired to help keep Chris Paul (Black Sports Online) Are the Cavs looking to trade the number one pick? (The Kevin Burke Project) Jim Boeheim...

Report: Spurs' Budenholzer among top candidates for vacant Clippers' head coaching spot

The Los Angeles Clippers may not look much different on the floor next season -- assuming Chris Paul re-signs with the club, which isn't a guarantee -- except for one notable exception. Vinny Del Negro will not be coaching the team. The Clippers, according to the Los Angeles Times, will not extend his contract, which expires June 30. Del Negro inherited a 29-win team in the...
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