Found January 26, 2012 on
A Stern Warning:
There is always going to be some rivalry when the Clippers and Lakers match up in a Los Angeles cross-town duel. And of course, there is always that thing that a lot of American players seem to have against Spaniards and other "Euro floppers". So, when things got heated at the end of this Lakers victory, it's no wonder that Chris Paul over-reacted to a good natured Pau Gasol rub on the head.
Watch the video and see what you think...
And this is what the two players had to say after the game, courtesy of the Los Angeles Times:
What do you think? Did CP3 over-react, or did he have a right to be angry about this gesture?
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LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Lakers may have won Round 2 in the Battle for LA, but the Clippers made it clear at the end of the game that they're not to be messed with.
Their message to the Lakers: We're not your kids. We're not your little brothers.
Most fans were already leaving Staples Center when Lakers forward Pau Gasol perhaps as a gesture of respect, perhaps...
Something big, something definitive, is supposed to happen in Los Angeles tonight. Not saying it will, but if you’ve been paying attention to those who promote and report on the NBA, that’s the plan. The wheels were set in motion last season, when Blake Griffin turned his official rookie campaign into an Albino Shawn Kemp [...]
This has been the buzz of the internet Thursday morning so we might as well give my our take on it as well… Wednesday night the Lakers defeated the Clippers in the Hallway Series 96-91, avenging a loss to the Clippers the a couple weeks prior and snapping a three-game losing streak. In the final [...]
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Just 16 games into their new partnership, Blake Griffin and Chris Paul are already capable of grinding out victories for the Los Angeles Clippers on nights when nothing seems to work properly.
They are both certain the Clippers will find their flow pretty soon.
Griffin scored 20 points, Paul added 18 points and seven assists in his second game back from injury...
Blake Griffin scored 20 points, Chris Paul added 18 points and seven assists in his second game back from injury, and the first-place Los Angeles Clippers hung on in the fourth quarter for a 98-91 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night.