Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/25/12
The Los Angeles Clippers rallied around head coach Vinny Del Negro with a 101-85 win over the Memphis Grizzlies Saturday.

Del Negro has been sitting on the hot seat following the Clippers’ recent three-game road losing skid. Rumors were swirling that the team was going to fire Del Negro, who has little head coaching experience.

"Somebody kind of told me what was being said about him, but we're all behind him and we've got to keep it that way," Los Angeles forward Blake Griffin told reporters. "I don't know how much we've taken from his personality, but he's an energetic coach and obviously we want to play that way. Sometimes we haven't, but we just need to keep buying in, and everybody needs to believe in each other."

Del Negro met with Clippers GM Neil Olshey following the team’s road trip but wouldn’t discuss what was said in that meeting. Los Angeles is 27-21 and currently sits in fourth place in the Western Conference.
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