Found August 21, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin poises the most athletic frontcourt in the league. Everybody is familiar with Griffin’s amazing facials and how could anybody forget what Jordan did to Knight last year? The entertainment value is sky-high in ‘Lob City’, but substance in the playoffs is the issue. DeAndre Jordan in particular has been problematic due to his inability to stay out of foul trouble, score in a half-court set and poor free throw shooting. Jordan shot a dreadful 36 percent from the charity strike last season. Teams would play ‘hack-a-Jordan’ at times, hurting the Clippers chances. Jordan is now making a concerted effort to improve that area of his game. Jordan has been working on his free throws daily this offseason with shooting coach Bob Thate, and says it’s slowly becoming second nature.… “I think it was such a culture shock last year of having to change my shot,” Jordan said. “But what I’ve been doing for the past however many years hasn’t been working so I have to change it. … I’ve been focusing on one shot now and I’m going to shoot that same way and I’m going to get ton of reps up and they’ll start to fall.” If Jordan is able to develop a post-game and knock down free throws consistently, he’ll become a force inside for the Clips.  

Chris Paul is elected president of NBA player’s union

2013 is shaping up to be the year that Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul  took complete control of his life plan. Paul spun the Clippers coaching carousel, took the lead in getting on the same page with teammate Black Griffin and on Wednesday, Paul was elected as the new president of the NBA’s player’s union.   Please click here to read/watch this story. The post...

New NBPA President Chris Paul has List of Demands for NBA

Chris Paul is taking his role as NBPA President very seriously. Even though David Stern is set to be replaced by Adam Silver in February of 2014, Paul isn’t waiting to start making moves according to TMZ. He’s already put together a list of grievances that the NBA must attend to with haste. Sources say that Paul’s demands include the following: – Preparing a battle plan to...

Kobe makes apearance at Drew League final

LOS ANGELES -- He came and wowed Drew League fans in the summer of 2011 by hitting a game winning jumper at the buzzer. On Tuesday night, Kobe Bryant walked into the gym at King-Drew High School in South Central Los Angeles to a standing ovation from the Drew League faithful. Bryant was in attendance for the Drew League championship game between Hank's Blazers featuring Clippers...

Los Angeles Clippers: Why Chris Paul is the Perfect Choice as NBA Player’s Union President

Los Angeles Clippers: Why Chris Paul is the Perfect Choice as NBA Player’s Union President By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/HoopStuff… Chris Paul was elected as the new NBA Player’s Union President, replacing Derek Fisher. Paul is an excellent choice for the position and it is hard to think of a player who could possibly be a better fit. Chris Paul is one of the most respected...

Chris Paul elected NBPA president

The NBAPA was looking for a new president, and they have found one with Chris Paul, who has served as a vice president.

Paul elected president of union

Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul has been elected president of the NBA players' association. The vote Wednesday came six months after the players fired Billy Hunter as executive director. Hunter countered with a wrongful-termination lawsuit in May, accusing Derek Fisher, the former union president, of conspiring with league officials during the 2011 lockout. Also Wednesday...

Kobe watches Drew League close 40th anniversary season

LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant left the gym at King Drew High School on Tuesday night pleased with what he just witnessed. "Great game, man," Bryant said in the midst of signing autographs while making his way out. "Great game." With Bryant in the house watching courtside Hank's Blazers featuring Clippers center Ryan Hollins defeated Kings of LA led by Portland...

NBPA Names Chris Paul New President

The NBPA has their first star president since Patrick Ewing’s term ended in 2001, in LA Clippers point guard Chris Paul. There is not much of a surprise here as Paul is a natural leader and has always been involved with the Players’ Union. Paul was elected Wednesday at the union’s summer meeting in Las Vegas.  It isn’t going to be an easy road ahead for Paul who now has...

New Clippers Coach Doc Rivers wants to meet expectations head on

Because Doc Rivers had played one season for the Clippers he pretty much knew where he wanted to live when he moved to Los Angeles to become their coach and senior vice president of basketball operations. He didn't know how odd the whole experience would feel as he moved things around his new condo Thursday. "It's strange to be anywhere other than Boston right now honestly...

Matt Barnes and Snoop Dogg host charity flag football game

As we near the start of the NFL regular season, Matt Barnes of the Los Angeles Clippers with an assist from rapper Snoop Dogg held a charity flag football event. The below video shows some of the highlights from the event and if you ever wanted to see DeAndre Jordan/Blake Griffin play flag football, this is the clip for you: *** Matt Barnes and Snoop Dogg host charity flag football...

Chris Paul Elected NBPA President

  No surprise here.  Chris Paul has always been very involved in the Players’ Union Congratulations to #thenbpa newest elected President @CP3!!! #nbpa2013 — NBPA (@TheNBPA) August 22, 2013

Caron Butler: No One From Clippers Called About Trade

Caron Butler was traded to the Phoenix Suns in the trade that brought J.J. Redick and Jared Dudley to Los Angeles, and he says no one from the Clippers' front office has called him at any point since -- about the trade or simply to say thanks. “I don’t leave with bitterness or anything, but a phone call would have helped the situation,” Butler said. “But it’s cool...

Los Angeles Clippers All Star point guard Chris Paul is elected president of NBA players union.

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