Posted December 20, 2012 on
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These are heady days for the long-suffering Los Angeles Clippers. They've tied a franchise record with an 11-game winning streak and at 19-6 are tied for the second-best record in the NBA.
Still, Chris Paul wants to keep the fans' euphoria in check, saying, ''We're not trying to peak now. We're trying to build something.''
While the Lakers, their Staples Center co-tenants, continue to stumble with a losing record and an early season coaching change, the Clippers are flying high led by All-Stars Paul and Blake Griffin. Bolstered by one of the league's deepest benches that was remade in the offseason, Paul and Griffin haven't been seeing much playing time in the fourth quarter.
That's when they become cheerleaders for free agent additions Jamal Crawford and former Laker Matt Barnes, along with Eric Bledsoe, Lamar Odom and Ronny Turiaf, the latter two being the other former Lakers on the team.
BEST OF MAXIM
LOS ANGELES -- This is what an 11-game winning streak feels like:
"Food tastes better, music sounds better, you sleep a little bit better, everything is a little bit better when you're winning," Chris Paul said Wednesday night. "We've just got to keep it going."
The Clippers are on a stupendous roll, one so special that team owner Donald Sterling felt...
About time an NBA star had no clue how many career stats he has. This is refreshing from all the bonehead players you will see below trying to pad stats in order to accomplish a triple double.
Anyways, congrats to CP3 for doing his thing.
I know what your thinking...we just posted a nasty tip dunk from Clippers center DeAndre Jordan but as the old saying goes, "The More The Merrier".
In the seconds quarter of Wednesday night's Clippers/Hornets game, watch as Chris Paul finds DeAndre on the alley-oop dunk over New Orleans rookie Austin Rivers:
Eric Bledsoe did his best Blake Griffin impression on Friday night by ferociously throwing down a lob from Chris Paul during the Clippers’ 97-85 win over the Sacramento Kings. The third-year guard got crazy height on his jump, and he went flying through the air to power home the pass from CP3 in the final minute of the game.
Bledsoe only had six points and a horrific seven turnovers...
HE CAN FLY
Normally, when we post an alley-oop dunk from the Los Angeles Clippers...it usually has Blake Griffin or DeAndre Jordan in it.This time however back-up guard Eric Bledsoe makes an appearance as he soars to collect this alley-oop from teammate Chris Paul:
To get fans in the mood for Christmas Day basketball, the NBA has teamed up with ESPN to create a commercial featuring Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, James Harden and Jason Kidd singing "Jingle Bells", featuring customized basketball-themed lyrics.
It's good to see Harden get into the holiday spirit, as he missed out on singing "I Have a Little Dreidel" with...
We’re going to guess they didn’t do many takes in this video.
Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, Jason Kidd and James Harden promoted the NBA’s Christmas Day games by singing a special NBA-themed version of “Jingle Bells.” If we had to rate their singing skills, the Clippers’ duo is the best, followed by Harden, then Kidd. After watching the video, you may ask yourself if Kidd...
It’s the holidays so of course teams are releasing videos of jocks singing your Christmas season favorites. Check out a few The Warriors with their rendition of “Jingle Bells” The Nuggets give you all the hits, “Let it Snow,” “The Christmas Song” and more. Jason Kidd, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul & James Harden added [...]
Usually it's Blake Griffin that benefits in lob city from the nice alley-oop skills of Chris Paul, but not this time. Eric Bledsoe threw down a huge alley-oop from Paul last night against the Sacramento Kings that would rival pretty much any Griffin dunk I've seen this year. Check out the huge jam below.
The Clippers won the game 97-85 over the Kings.