Found July 06, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
While last season was monumental for the Los Angeles Clippers, they still have plenty of work to do if they’re going to get to the point where they can challenge for a championship. No one can really argue that the Clippers were a much better team with Chauncey Billups in the lineup. The Clips were 14-6 in the 20 games that Billups played in and 26-20 in the regular season without him. Billups’ injury is concerning and he’s not due back until December but it’s clear that L.A. is committed to the former Finals MVP. They are reportedly going to offer him a one-year deal worth over $4 million with bonuses. For the Clippers’ sake, you have to hope Billups comes back good as new. Los Angeles is also planning on adding some size to their backcourt and signing Portland Trail Blazers guard Jamal Crawford. “Crawford, an unrestricted free agent who opted out of his $5.2 million contract with the Portland Trail Blazers, has been offered a spot by the Clippers. He is expected to sign a four-...

Blake Griffin throws down monster dunk

Blake Griffin has just been added to the roster of the USA Basketball team for the 2012 London Olympics and he was filmed having some fun in Las Vegas where the team held its practices. Griffin is known for monster slams and he just added another one to that list. Blake tosses the ball off the wall behind the hoop and proceeds to **** it back and throw it through the rim with...

Video: Watch Blake Griffin dunk at Team USA practice

Check out the video. You’ll see one reason why Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin made Team USA’s Olympic squad. It’s because of dunks like this. He did it during a Team USA practice.

Counter-Move Clippers: Reach Deals With Free Agents Billups And Crawford

Courtesy Of The Los Angeles Times The “Battle Of Los Angeles” has carried over to the off-season, as the “Los Angeles Times” reported Thursday that the Los Angeles Clippers responded to the Lakers trading for veteran point guard Steve Nash on Wednesday, as Free Agent guards Chauncey Billups and Jamal Crawford have agreed to offers from the club. Billups, who played the Clippers...

Blake Griffin’s dunks at Team USA basketball practice were sick (Video)

This just in: Blake Griffin is a ridiculous dunker. From throwing down on Kendrick Perkins to teabagging Timofey Mozgov, the Clippers All-Star has shown us several times over how powerful of a dunker he is. Team USA basketball practice was no different for the young stud. In the video above, Griffin throws down a sick dunk off a bounce off the wall. Below, watch Griffin pull off...

USA's Paul has sprained right thumb

The US Olympic basketball team says guard Chris Paul's injury is a sprained right thumb. Paul was hurt Friday during the first day of training camp and had an X-ray that revealed the injury. He took part in some non-contact portions of practice Saturday, but did not scrimmage with the Americans. The Los Angeles Clippers All-Star had a protective splint over the thumb and likely...

Guard Nick Young agrees to join 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to a one-year contract with guard Nick Young. Young's agent, Mark Bartelstein, told The Associated Press on Friday that the deal is for one season in the $6 million range. Deals cannot be signed until July 11. Young spent his first four-plus seasons with the Washington Wizards before he was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers in March. He&...

Young leaves Clippers for Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- ThePhiladelphia 76ers have agreed to a one-year contract with guard Nick Young. Young's agent, Mark Bartelstein,told The Associated Press on Friday that the deal is for one season in the 6million range. Deals cannot be signed until July 11. Young spent the first four-plusseasons with the Washington Wizards before he was traded to the Los AngelesClippers...

Report: Ray Allen's Visit With Clippers Canceled After Team Signs Jamal Crawford, Chauncey Billups

It sounds like Ray Allen won't be heading to Los Angeles on Friday after all. The Los Angeles Times reports that the Clippers have canceled their scheduled Friday meeting with the free agent guard after they signed guards Jamal Crawford and Chauncey Billups on Thursday. Allen was reportedly supposed to meet with the Heat on Thursday before speaking with the Clippers on Friday...

Clippers Agree To Terms With Crawford, Billups

Jamal Crawford and Chauncey Billups have agreed to sign with the Clippers, taking them out of the running for Ray Allen.

Paul injured in 1st Team USA practice

The U.S. men's Olympic basketball team has opened training camp and quickly had its first injury. Chris Paul was forced to leave to get an X-ray after hurting his thumb. The Americans don't believe the injury is serious and hope Paul can practice Saturday. The U.S. team has been severely weakened by injuries, with Dwight Howard, Derrick Rose, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh...
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