Found April 02, 2013 on
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Vinny Del Negro
Los Angeles Clippers
Portland Trail Blazers
New Orleans Pelicans
PLAYA VISTA, Calif. Eventually, the Clippers are going to win their franchise-record 50th game. But right now, with seven games left in the regular season and the playoffs quickly approaching, theyve got bigger concerns.
Intensity, for one.
The Clippers play the bottom-feeding Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night at Staples Center hoping to put their latest slump behind them. The Clippers have been stuck on 49 wins since beating the New Orleans Hornets last Thursday and have now lost four of their past five games.
If they plan on giving themselves a running start when the postseason begins, now would be a good time to start.
Weve got to win the rest of them, forward Blake Griffin said Tuesday after practice. Weve got to win them all. Obviously, you say that throughout the entire season, but this is when our sense of urgency needs to be at its highest.
This is kind of to the point where Im tired of talking about it. I want us to go out and do it. I need to do it.
A day later, the C...
BEST OF MAXIM
LOS ANGELES The Clippers crossed off one major item from their to-do list, but there was hardly a sense of contentment late Wednesday night and understandably so.
They became the first Clippers team in franchise history to win 50 games in a season, beating the Phoenix Suns 126-101 at Staples Center. Now they have an opportunity to clinch the Pacific Division title on Sunday when...
Professional athletes aren’t required to use their fame and recognition to help the disadvantage, but if they do, they then have a responsiblity to do what is necessary to make sure that everything and everyone remains accountable. Case in point, Lamar Odom. The Los Angeles Clippers forward started a foundation back in 2004 called Cathy’s Kids. He named it after his mother. She...
Things got a little testy during the fourth quarter of Wednesday night’s game between the Clippers and Suns when Ryan Hollins, who has a reputation of cheap shots, got tangled up with Goran Dragic and held on a bit too long, appearing to have put him in a headlock. As the two players untangled themselves and exchanged words, their teammates crowded around them which is when Suns’...
Check out how some of your favorite jocks and their families spent the Easter holiday. Chris Paul planned an Easter egg hunt in the backyard of his Bel-Air home for his son, Lil Chris. His Clippers’ teammate Matt Barnes put one together for his twin boys and other family members also.
Deron Williams showed off his adorable family on Instagram.
Chad Johnson went to brunch...
During Monday night’s game against the Pacers, Caron Butler beat the buzzer at the half with what has to be one of the greatest tip-ins of the season. Blake Griffin attempted a jump shot with one second remaining, it ended up falling short but Butler was there for the incredible over-the-shoulder tip-in with .2 seconds left.
The Los Angeles Clippers were trailing the Indiana Pacers by a score of 51-41 with 3.6 seconds left in the half, when Blake Griffin was forced to shoot a tough jumper from the wing in order to beat the buzzer. Blake’s contested shot came up just short, but Clippers’ swingman, Caron Butler, was there to give the ball a little help.
Not a bad display of concentration, positioning...
The Los Angeles Clippers are slumping at the wrong time of the season and not much is going right for them, well except this crazy buzzer-beating tip-in by Caron Butler.
In the waning seconds of the first half of last night’s game between the Clippers and the Indiana Pacers, Blake Griffin attempted a jump shot that lacked some power, luckily Butler was alert and made an incredible...
Los Angeles Clippers forward Lamar Odom is facing allegations that he misused funds from the tax exempt charity he created to help underprivileged kids and raise money for cancer research.In 2004, Odom created a charity called "Cathy's Kids" in honor of his late mother, who died from cancer when Odom was just 12 years old. The charity has raised an estimated $2.2 million...
Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin is young, incredibly talented, filthy rich, one of the best players in the NBA, and as far as the world knows not married--so why shouldn't he date a model?
There is no telling for certain if he is (just yet), but there is reason to believe that the 24-year old Mayor of Lob City is hooking up with a model, WestVelyn Snipes. At a family...
After losing his mother to stomach cancer nine years ago, Lamar Odom started the charity Cathy’s Kids. While Odom promised the charity, named after his late mother, would both “help causes that are focused on finding a cure and helping people who suffer from the disease” and “ensure that funds are available for under-privileged youth that live in the inner cities of New York...
By JUSTIN EINHORN
STATS Senior Editor
On the verge of matching their longest losing streak of the season and following two particularly bad defeats, the Los Angeles Clippers may be getting a break with the Western Conference's worst team coming to town.
Chris Paul expects them to treat it like a playoff game.
The Clippers get their fourth crack at a franchise-record 50th victory...