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Blake Griffin 'sick of taking hard hits'

Much like Derrick Rose before him, the Clippers star is fed up with all of the hard fouls he perceives he is subjected to on a nightly basis.

Griffin's frustration with physical play mounts

Blake Griffin has had enough. After seeing Derrick Rose take a hard foul Sunday night and speak out in frustration, Griffin decided it was time for him to do the same. "I'm definitely sick of taking hard hits," Griffin said after the Clippers' shoot-around Monday. "...There's a point, I can't remember what game it was, in my mind where I thought this...

Chris Paul Booed at Dodgers Game

Tim Tebow isnt the only player being booed by his new hometown.  Chris Paul says he went to the Dodgers game on Sunday with his 2-year-old son and the crowd booed him when he was shown on the Dodger's stadium video screen. From the AP: ''They booed me bad,'' he said. ''I was just happy that my son didn't know what was going on.'' Paul and...

Clippers clinch playoff spot, beat Thunder

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Nick Young scored 19 points off the bench, Blake Griffin added 17 and Randy Foye 13 to help the playoff-bound Los Angeles Clippers beat the West-leading Oklahoma City Thunder 92-77 on Monday night. The Clippers had already clinched their first playoff berth in five years before the game began as a result of Houston's three-point loss to Denver, ending the...

Blake Griffin is ‘sick of taking hard hits’

Derrick Rose isn’t the only All-Star sick of the beating he’s been taking during games — Blake Griffin is, too. Speaking after the Clippers’ shootaround on Monday, Griffin told reporters he’s fed up taking hits from opposing players. “I’m definitely sick of taking hard hits,” Griffin said, per the Orange County Register. “…There’s a point, I can’t remember...

Poor Shooting At The Line Causes Blake Griffin To Keep Getting Hammered

Human beings have rooted for the underdog at least since Biblical times. After all, we have never read any tales of any of the battles that Goliath won; we only hear about the one he lost to the scrawny guy with the sling-shot. So it not should come as a surprise if Los Angeles Clippers All-Star forward Blake Griffin receives less sympathy from NBA observers about being fouled than...

Clippers 92, Thunder 77

Nick Young scored 19 points off the bench, Blake Griffin added 17 and Randy Foye 13 to help the playoff-bound Los Angeles Clippers beat the West-leading Oklahoma City Thunder 92-77 on Monday night. The Clippers had already clinched their first playoff berth in five years before the game began as a result of Houston's three-point loss to Denver, ending the second-longest active...

Surging Clippers back up their talk vs. Thunder

LOS ANGELES At its essence, professional basketball isn't so much a sport as it is an exercise in bravado, of sizing up an opponent and with body language or the spoken word asserting your dominance. It might be in the form of Blake Griffin's glare, Kobe Bryant's sneer or Kevin Garnett's motor mouth. If the tools differ, they all hammer home the same point: You...

Blake Griffin Circus Shot Over Serge Ibaka

Blake Griffin is an athletic, herculean, freak of nature; add in the playoff atmosphere of the Clippers – Thunder game, something insane was bound to happen. It was the type of insanity that benefited the epitome of physicality that is known as the Ginger Mamba. H/T Jose3030  

Paul wins sportsmanship award

Los Angeles Clippers' All-Star point guard Chris Paul Monday was announced by the NBA as the Pacific Division's winner for the 2011-12 NBA Sportsmanship Award. Paul is joined by Cleveland's Antawn Jamison, Dallas' Jason Kidd, Miami's Shane Battier, Minnesota's Luke Ridnour and New York's Jeremy Lin as finalists for the award. The NBA Sportsmanship Award...

Clippers clinch playoff berth and score win over Thunder on Monday

Nick Young scored 19 points off the bench, Blake Griffin had 17 points and 11 rebounds, and Los Angeles dominated play in the second half in beating Oklahoma City 92-77 on Monday.The win against the conference-leading Thunder was icing on the cake for the Clippers, who learned moments before tipoff they had clinched their first playoff berth since 2005-06.Randy Foye scored...

Thunder-Clippers Preview

The Los Angeles Clippers are rolling toward their first playoff berth in six seasons, but they're seeking a loftier goal. The surging Clippers, in contention for the first division title in franchise history, will try for their second win over the Western Conference-leading Oklahoma City Thunder in less than week Monday night. Los Angeles (37-23) has won 11 of 13, including...

Blake Griffin makes impossible shot vs. Thunder (Video)

As the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder last night, Clippers star Blake Griffin put together another classic moment. Watch as he makes this impossible circus shot while getting fouled by Thunder forward Serge Ibaka: 

Clippers-Nuggets Preview

The Denver Nuggets' most recent victory helped the Los Angeles Clippers clinch their first playoff berth in six years. It also moved them closer to securing a postseason spot of their own. Denver seeks its fifth win in six games Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center, but Los Angeles will be looking for a fifth consecutive victory and a third in four tries against the Nuggets...
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