Found February 05, 2013 on
Pro Sports Daily:
Vinny Del Negro
Los Angeles Clippers
New York Knicks
WASHINGTON -- In the midst of their annual Grammy road trip and already playing without maestro Chris Paul, the Clippers learned moments before Monday's tipoff their Lob City band would also be without Blake Griffin. Having played short-handed during most of the season, the Wizards had no sympathy. Martell Webster scored 21 points and sank five 3-pointers as the Washington Wizards continued wrecking havoc on division leaders with a 98-90 victory over the Clippers, snapping a four-game losing streak. Paul has missed the Clippers' last eight games with a bruised right kneecap, but Griffin's absence because of a hamstring problem was surprising and was a last-minute decision, according to coach Vinny Del Negro. It was also unfortunately timed. The reeling Pacific Division leaders, who are on the road because Staples Center will host the Grammy Awards on Sunday, have now lost two straight games and six of their last eight. "It's frustrating because we...
BEST OF MAXIM
The formerly red-hot Los Angeles Clippers had to do battle last night on the road without Blake Griffin. Griffin has been dealing with a hamstring issue and was a late scratch last night before the game. Without their star on the court, the Clippers fell to the lowly Washington Wizards.The team made the announcement regarding Griffin shortly before the game.Hamstring strain...
Blake Griffin's streak of 197 consecutive games has come to an end.
The Los Angeles Clippers forward was scratched from the lineup with a strained left hamstring minutes before the tipoff of Monday night's game against the Washington Wizards.
The No. 1 overall draft pick in 2009 had played in every game since missing the entire 2009-10 season with a left knee injury.
Forward Blake Griffin's streak of 197 consecutive starts ended Monday night. The Los Angeles Clippers announced his late scratch from the lineup before a game against the Wizards in Washington because of a left hamstring strain. Griffin played Sunday and had 20 points and 11 rebounds in the Clippers' 106-104 loss to Boston. Griffin joined a Clippers injury list that includes...
Already without Chris Paul, the slumping Los Angeles Clippers could be in for an even rougher road ahead with Blake Griffin hurt, too.
They aren't likely to get much sympathy from the injury-plagued Orlando Magic.
With Griffin uncertain to be available for a second straight game, the visiting Clippers try to get back on track Wednesday night against a Magic team that's...
Eric Bledsoe is still the star of the Clip Show with Blake Griffin (hamstring) and Chris Paul (kneecap) out.
Los Angeles' other point guard scored a team-high 27 points (9-21 FG, 7-10 FT) to go along with two 3-pointers, six rebounds, three assists, six steals and three blocks in 41 minutes. Absolutely unreal line, and he's a must-own player until CP3 returns.
Some good stuff. Hilarious that a team with Chris Paul on it complains about flops. The refs missed stuff both ways so saying they were playing 5 on 8 didn't fly. Just listen to a replay of Tommy last night saying how much he hates Eli Roe. For thinking the Celtics are terrible they sure were coveting KG and PP and Doc pretty hard. And I'm starting to think...
With teams like the Celtics and Lakers finally showing true signs of life, the second half of the season will undoubtedly be a race to the finish. Chris Paul’s injury has Clippers fans concerned, and the recent absence of Blake Griffin has folks murmuring the phrase “Clipper-Curse” yet again. While I think it is a bit early for that type of talk, there is true cause for concern...
The Los Angeles Clippers are struggling without Chris Paul, and they're still not sure when he's coming back.
That may not matter against the lowly Washington Wizards.
The Clippers attempt to begin reversing a sluggish stretch without their All-Star point guard by continuing their dominance of the Wizards on Monday night.
Los Angeles (34-15) has dropped six of eight, and...
Wizards 98, Clippers 90. Updates. With AP Photos. By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer
Martell Webster scored 21 points, and the Washington Wizards broke a four-game losing streak Monday night with a 98-90 win over a Los Angeles Clippers team missing Blake Griffin and Chris Paul.
With Griffin nursing a strained left hamstring and Paul still dealing with a bruised right kneecap, the...
BOSTON (AP) -- Paul Pierce scored 22 points and the Boston Celtics held off a late comeback to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 106-104 on Sunday and improve to 4-0 since losing Rajon Rondo for the season.
The Clippers had cut a five-point deficit to 103-101 on a 3-pointer by Eric Bledsoe with 56 seconds remaining. But Avery Bradley drew an offensive foul on Los Angeles' Jamal...
8 a.m. ET: Not every team responds to the loss of a star point guard as positively as the Celtics have.
The Celtics (23-23), who are 3-0 without Rajon Rondo, host the Pacific-leading Clippers (34-14), who are struggling while Chris Paul recovers from a bruised right kneecap. The Clips are 2-4 since Paul went down, not including the loss in which Paul was injured. They have fallen...
In 2008, if I told you that there would be bandwagon Clipper fans invading the Verizon Center to spend top dollar on lower level seats to watch the Clippers plays the Wizards, well, forget what you would've thought, I probably would've Godzilla facepalm'd the crap out of my forehead.
Believe it or not, it's true. The Clippers have become...
Oh me oh my, somehow things always come back to anger, disgust and worst-case scenarios for a Clippers fan. Knowing that, I guess it only makes sense that after taking a year off I’d finally get back around to writing my “Diary of a Clippers Fan” in the middle of an increasingly worrying Clipper losing streak.
After smashing through previous Clippers records with a franchise...