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Chris Paul suffered a strained hamstring in the Los Angeles Clippers’ 102-94 victory on Saturday night and, while the injury isn’t expected to keep him out for long, the team has a plan in place until their All-Star point guard returns to full strength. That contingency plan comes with the name Courtney Fortson, a waterbug-type…
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LOS ANGELES They're not exactly the new kids on the block, but the Los Angeles Clippers claimed a piece of downtown turf Saturday night.
They don't own LA. The town still belongs to the Lakers and Kobe Bryant, but the Clippers made it clear they're not pushovers anymore. Staples Center belongs to them, too, and they intend to protect it.
"We're doing what...
Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul suffered a strained left hamstring in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s 102-94 win over the rival Los Angeles Lakers.Paul’s status was not known after the game but he was examined by the Clippers training staff. "I don't want to speculate," Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro said in the press conference following the win. ...
Chris Paul’s hamstring tightening up dampened the Clippers somewhat-of-a-statement victory over the we-share-a-building rival Lakers. Before CP3 came to Tinseltown, to say that was a rivalry was an insult to the phrase rivalry. In fact, before CP3 and Blake Griffin united to form what is now known as Lob City, the Clippers were an afterthought
Chris Paul makes a huge impact in his introduction to city rivalry, scoring 33 points to lead his remodeled team past Lakers. Bryant gets 42.On this Saturday night, the city of Los Angeles belonged to the Clippers and not the Lakers.
Injured in win over Lakers, Paul is questionable for Monday's game against the New Jersey Nets. If he doesn't play, Chauncey Billups probably will move to point guard role and Randy Foye will start.Chris Paul had an MRI exam Sunday on his strained left hamstring that was negative, the Clippers announced.
While Kobe Bryant was shooting his way out of an early game slump on his way to 42 points on 28 shots, Chris Paul was slicing and dicing for 31 of his own on 22 shots. Paul was a monster against the Lakers, and the biggest reason that the Clippers walked away with yet another…
Chris Paul scored 33 points, Blake Griffin had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Lakers 102-94 on Saturday night despite 42 points by Kobe Bryant.
The first battle of Los Angeles went to the Clippers, as Chris Paul finished with 33 points and six assists to carry his new team over the Lakers, 102-94, at a fragmented Staples Center.
Chris Paul missed his second straight game with a left hamstring injury and did not play Tuesday night against the Utah Jazz. Los Angeles Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro said Paul is feeling better but he wanted to be smart about the injury and wouldn't rush his superstar point guard back. Paul's backup, Mo Williams, was also out against the Jazz.
For quite some time the Clippers have been playing in the shadows of the 16-time NBA champion Lakers and attempted to step out of obscurity in Los Angeles with the addition of point guard Chris Paul.