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Blake Griffin said he’s “sick” of the hard fouls he’s been taking. Notably, there was Jason Smith’s leveling hit on Griffin. More recently, Robin Lopez was ejected Thursday for a hard shot he delivered on Griffin. There’s also a bunch more examples.
The constant beating Griffin’s been getting has lead some in the national media to criticize the Clippers for not protecting one of their superstars. It’s an opinion the Vinny Del Negro doesn’t understand.
“What do all these people think we should do? Do they know the rules?” Del Negro said, according to the Orange County Register. “…Of course, we’re going to do whatever we can to protect Blake or any player, but there’s also a time and place to do it. You can only get so many technical fouls. …It’s up to the league to step in to put enough suspensions and fines on people when it happens.”
Of the players who have rung Griffin’s bell, Smith has been the only one slapped with a suspension. Meanwhile, DeAndre Jordan vowed to i
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Here’s another example why Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul is annually one of the league leaders in assists: CP3 managing to see Eric Bledsoe after the steal and fighting for possession of the basketball is unbelievable. Paul is a big reason why the Clippers are currently in contention for the 4th seed in the [...]
Someone go check on Jeff Van Gundy to make sure he did not have a heart attack on Sunday night after watching Reggie Evans' horrible flop performance.
A week after Van Gundy ranted on national television claiming the NBA condones flopping across the league, Evans essentially made a case for why the league office needs to address the issue before it damages the...
The Los Angeles Clippers have taken a lot of heat for not protecting their superstar, Blake Griffin. I have disagreed with the criticism. This isn't the '90s anymore where you can just go up and clock a guy because he hit your teammate and get away with just a slap on the wrist. There are much bigger fines now and suspensions that can cost your team in the long run.
Recently, Blake Griffin has voiced his frustration with hard fouls, and some of his teammates like DeAndre Jordan have vowed to have his back if it continues. Jordan clearly was speaking for himself because Reggie Evans doesn’t want to be included in that list of teammates. He told the LA Daily news today that Griffin should defend himself.
Here’s the quote from Evans...
During yesterday’s Clippers, Hornets game Reggie Evans set a pretty hard back pick on Grevis Vasquez. Vasquez retaliates with a minor forearm to the chest and from there Evans flops so hard that you would’ve thought that he was hit by a moving car.The flop was so good that the referees initially hit Vasquez with a flagrant 2. But after a brief look at the replay, it was rescinded...
Los Angeles Clippers forward Reggie Evans made the flop of the year in the NBA during Sunday night's game against the New Orleans Hornets, drawing a personal foul and nearly a flagrant foul on Hornets guard Greivis Vasquez.
It happened in the fourth quarter with under two minutes left in the game. Evans set a pick at halfcourt for Vasquez as he was running backwards on...
It was only a short while ago that Jeff Van Gundy went on his, spot on mind you, rant about flopping. Flopping should never be rewarded, but there’s a fact to face, acting is rewarded in the league. There are some horrible flopping artists, but Reggie Evans takes the cake on this one: Even the refs knew [...]
Chris Paul had 33 points and 13 assists, Randy Foye hit three of his six 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied for a 107-98 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Sunday night to move within a half-game of the Lakers for the Pacific Division lead and the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference.
Foye scored 24 points, and Blake Griffin had 21 points...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chris Paul had 33 points and 13 assists, Randy Foye hit three of his six 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied for a 107-98 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Sunday night to move within a half-game of the Lakers for the Pacific Division lead and the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference.
Foye scored 24 points, and Blake Griffin...
In the NBA's history, we've seen some pretty epic flops but last night's effort from Clippers forward Reggie Evans put together one of the greatest in NBA history.Check out this flop after receiving an elbow from Hornets guard Greivis Vasquez: