Found October 20, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
Doc Rivers told CP3 “he was nothing” during their first conversation as player and coach, and now Chris Paul is hell bent on proving to Rivers just how good he really is. I’m not sure if it was the powder blue uniform with the sleeves, or the fact that he saw a quality guard in Ty Lawson across from him, but Paul went off on the Nuggets Saturday night. Paul was 13-of-21 shooting, for 40 points in 42 minutes. Remember I talked Lawson being across from? Check out the crossover he gives Lawson early on in their matchup.  

Chris Paul says he may retire 'early' to spend time with family

You hear a lot of athletes talk about retiring, walking away from the game on their own, and just knowing when it’s over for them. Rarely do the athletes that make those proclamations follow through.  Barry Sanders retired early, and didn’t give one hint to being ready. Being a good father and husband is high on Chris Paul’s priority list, and

Chris Paul Could Retire Early to Play With His Kids, Point Guard Says in TV Special

In 1998, one of the greatest running backs in NFL history walked away from the game at 30 years old. Could 2015 bring a similarly premature retirement from one of the NBA’s best point guards? Chris Paul hinted in an HBO special that he has pondered pulling a Barry Sanders and stepping away in his prime. Paul’s motivation would be to spend more time with his children, whereas...

Chris Paul Envisions Retiring 'A Little Earlier, Maybe Premature' For His Children

Chris Paul believes he could step away from the NBA earlier than expected in order to spend more time with his children. "I love to play basketball more than anybody," Paul said. "I'm serious, nobody loves to play basketball more than I do. But I could honestly see myself maybe stopping a little earlier, maybe premature, just because I hate to miss anything with...

Doc Rivers Has Lakers Banners Covered Up (VIDEO)

Los Angeles Clippers head Coach Doc Rivers had the Los Angeles Lakers championship banners covered up  and had his players’ banners draped over them instead at Staples Center on Friday. Rivers is reported to say that the Clippers will do this with every home game they have in the season. The Lakers have 12 championship banners. Minneapolis has its five titles on one banner...

Doc Rivers to hide Lakers' title banners during Clippers games

Since leaving the Celtics for LA, Doc Rivers has said a lot of things that haven't sat well with Boston fans (examples A, B, and C for starters).  But now it appears he's finally doing something we'll enjoy: Per order of coach Rivers, during his team's home games at the Staples Center this season the Lakers championship banners (and retired numbers) that hang from...

Clips' Rivers unveils banner idea at Staples Center

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers had the Lakers' championship banners covered and had his players' banners draped over them instead at Staples Center. Rivers said it will be done whenever it's the Clippers' home game in the arena they share with the Lakers. The Lakers have 12 championship banners Minneapolis has its five titles on one banner and 10 retired jerseys, including...

Afternoon Delight: The Cover Up

So Doc Rivers recently said he wants to cover up the Lakers' championship banners and retired jersey numbers whenever his Clippers play hosts at L.A.'s shared arena, the Staples Center.  This, as Doc explained, is being done as a means for "putting our guys up" and instilling a sense of belonging and ownership in a home court which has long been associated with...

Clippers Cover Up Lakers Banners At Staples Center

With Doc Rivers at the helm the Los Angeles Clippers are finally getting their own identity. Most would believe that the Lakers own the Staples Center and the Clippers are just the guy sleeping on the couch, however the team is trying to change that perspective. During Clippers home games this year all of the Lakers banners including championship and retired jerseys will be covered...

BTTV: Cal Baseball Alumni Game

Mitchell Kranson gets a few knocks and Chris Paul proves the hero both with the stick and with the leather as the active Bears down the alums, 12-1.

Preseason: LA Clippers Outlast Denver Nuggets In OT

  LA Clippers All-Star Chris Paul torched the Denver Nuggets (2-3) for 40 points in a 118-111 overtime win Saturday.  Evan Fournier and Anthony Randolph each tallied 16 pts for the Nuggets off the bench at The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The Nuggets had a chance to win at the end of the fourth quarter. Down 104-102 with 22.5 seconds left , Paul drove to the basket...

Doc say's no disrespect towards Lakers with banners being covered

I understand Doc on this, but I also think if this was a few years ago that non of this would have been possible.The Clippers are the hot team, and the city, and the arena owners are running with it. Doc won't come out and say it, but it is a small jab at the Lakers. I don't mind him wanting to cover up those hiatus yellow, and purple eye sores. ESPN LA "The culture...

Boston Celtics 2013-14 Season Preview

No Doc Rivers, no Kevin Garnett, no Paul Pierce, no problem? After losing some of the past decade’s most polarizing NBA figures, the question is can these new look Celtics still make the playoffs? 2012-13 Record: 41-40, 3rd in Atlantic Division, 7th in Eastern Conference 2012-13 Finish: 1st round loss to the New York Knicks […]

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Celtics Daily Links 10/19

 Herald   C’s wait a-RondoBill Russell arrested for carrying gun at airportRivers has Lakers’ banners covered Notebook: Brad Stevens senses sound rotationGlobe  Finishing out games will be main focus for Boston Celtics CelticsGreen   Practice Update for 10/18Blogger Previews: Southeast and Southwest Divisions Oh Captain, My CaptainCelticsBlog   Doc Rivers trying to move...
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