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The New York Knicks and Los Angeles Clippers could be battling fatigue as much as each other Sunday.
Both teams were unable to get out of town immediately after their previous games because of the massive storm in the Northeast ahead of this matchup at Madison Square Garden.
New York (32-16) stayed in Minnesota after a 100-94 victory Friday and Los Angeles (35-17) remained in Miami that same night following its 111-89 loss. New York City's three major airports were closed that evening, and both teams made plans to travel Saturday - more than likely less than 24 hours before this nationally televised contest begins.
Los Angeles has dropped eight of 11, but a big positive Friday was that Chauncey Billups, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and Jamal Crawford returned.
Thursday marked the first time coach Vinny Del Negro had all 15 players available for practice. Paul had missed the last nine games before Friday with a bruised right kneecap and Griffin sat out two with a strained left h...
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It would be really easy to make a joke here about the Clippers stinking. But they’re actually good this year, so instead we’re going to make a joke about how Avon is something that our moms sell each other over lunch when they’re not having Tupperware parties.
Anyway, Chris Paul is now at the celebrity star basketball player level where he gets to have his own perfume — er...
Athletes are always trying to invest in something or do anything to help their portfolio’s grow. Some are smarter than others, and that’s why some will never be on an episode of “Broke.”
Clippers point guard Chris Paul seems to have quite the bit of intelligence with him, so I have no doubt his latest off the court venture should succeed.
Ball Don’t Lie is reporting that...
The Clippers will be gambling their future with Chris Paul regardless of whether they make a deadline trade.
Funny? Sure, but this is why no one takes the Knicks seriously as contenders.
When you are losing the game, you might want to focus on what you need to make a comeback, not silly shenanigans. Not a big deal, but tells you a little bit about the mind set of the Knicks.
Are they happy to be just good in regular season or are they going to be real killers when the post season starts...
Both Blake Griffin and Chris Paul have missed recent games do to injury. CP3 is always very dapper in his attire. For tonight’s game the Western Conference Captain of NBA All-Star Saturday night, took advantage of the Miami weather and opted for lighter hues in his slacks and shirt selection. Layered with his signature blazer. No tie, but a pocket square to top off the look....
J.R. Smith clowns Chris Paul’s halftime interview by attacking him with a towel during Sunday’s matinee game:
Chris Paul and the Clippers didn’t let a 111-89 loss to the Heat stop them from enjoying the Miami night life on Friday night. Dwyane Wade showed CP3 and teammates a good time at Room Service and Club Play where they partied with Kevin Hart and celebrated DJ Clue’s birthday.
Dwyane Wade’s Miami Heat red McLaren:
The Los Angeles Clippers are getting healthier. The Miami Heat are fighting the flu.
Chauncey Billups, Chris Paul and Blake Griffin returned to the Clippers' lineup on Friday night, when the Pacific Division leaders visited the reigning NBA champion Heat - who were without Ray Allen and Chris Bosh, both sidelined by an illness that has been going around the team.
The five starters who walked on the court Friday night in Miami were a welcome sight for the Clippers.
The game was not.
It will take some time for Chris Paul, Chauncey Billups and Blake Griffin to get their legs under them and find a rhythm as a unit. Right now, they're as rusty as an old tire iron.
But the good news is that they're all back, and so is reserve guard Jamal...
If you’re tuning into Friday’s televised primetime matchup between the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Clippers there’s a few names that should be on your mind.
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Knicks 88 Clippers 102
Today the Knicks had a chance to make statement to the world and to all Knicks fans. This was not their day. The New York Knicks could not stop Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford and the relentless offense of the LA Clippers. The Clipps held down the Knicks, despite Carmelo Anthony’s 42
points and 8 rebounds. The Clippers beat the Knicks 102-88.