Found April 21, 2012 on
Yesterday, Players View discussed two issues that currently surround Los Angeles Clipper forward Blake Griffin.
Among those issues is the idea that his teammates must have his back when their opponents nearly decapitate him on these hard fouls.
This has become the option of choice over playing the victim role during his nightly highlight segment.
One Clipper is stepping up to address this issue and how he plans on taking care of Griffin.
Please click the link below to read this article and watch a DeAndre Jordan video.
BEST OF MAXIM
Blake Griffin said he’s “sick” of the hard fouls he’s been taking. Notably, there was Jason Smith’s leveling hit on Griffin. More recently, Robin Lopez was ejected Thursday for a hard shot he delivered on Griffin. There’s also a bunch more examples.
The constant beating Griffin’s been getting has lead some in the national media to criticize the Clippers for not protecting...
PHOENIX Inside a small room with floor-to-ceiling glass windows, Blake Griffin lay flat on his back on a training table, trainer Jasen Powell standing over his head, manipulating his neck. Seated in a chair, chiropractor Dennis Colonello directed the examination. Sitting across from Colonello on another table was Coach Vinny Del Negro, his tie removed but not his look of concern...
BLAKE'S DUNK O' THE DAY
As the Los Angeles Clippers went into Phoenix to face the Suns, you knew there was going to be at least one high-flying Blake Griffin slam. Check out this dunk in the first quarter of play: In the same game, check out this half-court lob from Chris Paul to Blake:
The Los Angeles Clippers aren’t happy with the rash of hard fouls on All-Star power forward Blake Griffin.According to the Los Angeles Times, the team is unhappy with the target teams have put on Griffin, who has embarrassed defenders with his highlight-reel dunks throughout his NBA career. Opponents are opting to hit Griffin with hard fouls and avoid ending up on the Plays of...
Normally, playoff beards are reserved for the NHL but it appears that the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA are also taking on that team unity concept.Check out this interview done by Clippers television as Blake Griffin reveals the Clippers plans to do so:
Blake Griffin decimates souls with some of his dunks. Guys are sick of being posterized by the Clippers all-star. So what happens? Hard fouls come flying his way. During the Suns game on Thursday, Robin Lopez was ejected after a flagrant two foul on Griffin. Blake Griffin suffered a strained neck on the play [...]
The Los Angeles Clippers have taken a lot of heat for not protecting their superstar, Blake Griffin. I have disagreed with the criticism. This isn't the '90s anymore where you can just go up and clock a guy because he hit your teammate and get away with just a slap on the wrist. There are much bigger fines now and suspensions that can cost your team in the long run.
It’s no surprise that players go hard after Blake Griffin, as he’s an easy, tangible target for players around the league; much of it has to do with his theatrics. However, the Clippers aren’t going to sit down and take it any longer. They plan on protecting the gingered dunker at any costs. DeAndre Jordan explains: [...]
In Thursday night "Lob City" highlights, Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul throws an alley-oop pass from half court to Blake Griffin, who catches it and throws down the two-handed slam dunk in the first quarter against the Phoenix Suns.
However, despite making plays like this, Paul (19 points, 10 assists) and Griffin (16 points, 11 rebounds) couldn't seal...
PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns now have provided enough material for us to pull dangerously close to acknowledgment of the season's first overstatement game.
By dropping the Los Angeles Clippers, 93-90, in a Thursday-night bar fight at U.S. Airways Center, the Suns may have saved their postseason hopes ... well, for now.
With three tricky games still separating them from a playoff...
Someone go check on Jeff Van Gundy to make sure he did not have a heart attack on Sunday night after watching Reggie Evans' horrible flop performance.
A week after Van Gundy ranted on national television claiming the NBA condones flopping across the league, Evans essentially made a case for why the league office needs to address the issue before it damages the...
The Clippers are joining the storied tradition of growing playoff beards to build team unity for the postseason. Chris Paul says the players were discussing ideas for what they should do and they thought about growing their hair out. They ran into some trouble there because of the bald players like Chauncey Billups, so they settled on beards.
Here are some of the quirky highlights...
The Los Angeles Clippers have been on a tear lately winning13 of their last 16 games but as the playoffs approach, teams feel they may have found a ***** in the Clippers’ armor. On Thursday night, the Phoenix Suns were able to limit Clippers’ star forward Blake Griffin with hard fouls.Griffin got off to a hot start as he poured in 14 points in the first quarter. Then the Suns...