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Vinny Del Negro guided the Clippers to the second round of the playoffs.
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Del Negro to return as Clippers coach next season

Vinny Del Negro will be back as coach of the Los Angeles Clippers next season. The team said Tuesday that it has exercised its contract option on him to return for a third season. Del Negro led the Clippers to a 40-26 record during the lockout-shortened season and the second round of the playoffs, where they were swept by the San Antonio Spurs. Their winning percentage of 60.6...

Clippers to retain Vinny Del Negro as coach

The Clippers informed Coach Vinny Del Negro Tuesday that the team will pick up his contract option for the 2012-13 season, said sources that were not authorized to publicly speak on the matter. Clippers owner Donald Sterling, president Andy Roeser and vice president of basketball operations Neil Olshey came to the conclusion that Del Negro would at least finish his third year as...

Del Negro to return as Clippers coach

Vinny Del Negro will be back as coach of the Los Angeles Clippers next season. The team said Tuesday that it has exercised its contract option on him to return for a third season. Del Negro led the Clippers to a 40-26 record during the lockout-shortened season and the second round of the playoffs, where they were swept by the San Antonio Spurs. Their winning percentage of 60.6...

Despite critics, Del Negro good for Clippers

CULVER CITY, CA -- Looking at the Clippers' 40-26 recorda franchise-best 60.6 winning percentageand an appearance in the second round of the playoffs for only the second time in the Donald Sterling Era--picking up the option on Coach Vinny Del Negro's contract seemed to be a no-brainer. These are the Clippers, however, an organization still fighting to overcome a perception...

Vinny Del Negro to be back with Clippers next season

Vinny Del Negro never jumped through my television screen looking like lob city personified to me this season. Maybe it's the mullet-y hairstyle he's been rocking since his playing days, or maybe it's something else. Whatever the case, I didn't think he'd be back as head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers next season. There was talk of unhappiness with Del Negro...

Clippers' coach Del Negro will return next season

The Los Angeles Clippers announced Tuesday that they have picked up their option on coach Vinny Del Negro's contract, which means he will return as the team's coach next season. The Clippers had until June 1 to decide whether to bring Del Negro back for his third season with the Clippers, and it was unclear what they would do. The preseason acquisition of Chris Paul...

Report: Vinny Del Negro to Return as Coach of Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers were swept in the second round of the NBA Playoffs this season. The sweep would be a sign of concern for most teams, but given that the Clippers won a postseason series for just the second time in 37 years the run was actual a welcome success. The Clippers appear so pleased with the run that they've decided to pick up the option on the final year of head...

Vinny Del Negro Returning to Clippers is Fair, But Not Necessarily Right Move

Vinny Del Negro's shortcomings have been well-documented by the most rabid Clippers fans (yes, those exist) who never pull any punches on blogs. In stints with the Bulls and Clippers, Del Negro has shown little ability to coach offense or defense, although rumor has it he could be a fiend with the special teams. The best anyone honestly said about Del Negro this season was that...

Clippers to bring back Del Negro to coach 2012-2013 season

The Clippers have picked up the contract option for Vinny Del Negro, meaning the veteran coach will be returning to the Clippers for the 2012-2013 season. Del Negro led the Clippers to a 40-26 record this past season and the second round of the NBA playoffs for only the second time in franchise history. There [...]

Clips need better coach than Del Negro

The Los Angeles Clippers found a way to lose twice in the postseason. First came their second-round sweep at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs earlier this month. Now they've decided to bring back head coach Vinny Del Negro for one more season. There are a multitude of reasons the Clippers might have chosen to pick up Del Negro's option for the 2012-13 season, a move they...
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