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In 18 years as an NBA player, Grant Hill has seen every shape and style of coach. He was reunited, briefly, with one of his former coaches on Sunday afternoon.
Doc Rivers, whose Celtics handed Hill and the Los Angeles Clippers a 106-104 defeat, coached Hill for three-plus seasons in Orlando. Although Hill’s time with the Magic was marred by injuries and Rivers’ final season with the team ended 11 games into the 2003-04 season, the seven-time All-Star came away with an appreciation for Rivers.
“He’s just a good man,” Hill said. “He’s come up here and had some success, and you’re happy for him to be able to establish himself as one of the better coaches in the league.”
It was been a while since Hill played for Rivers, but the 40-year-old forward looked back on the things that earned Rivers respect in the Magic locker room at the beginning of the last decade.
“He’s been a player,” Hill said. “He knows what it’s like to lace ‘em up. He’s a great communicator. He holds you accountab
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BOSTON It is difficult to tell when Clippers guard Eric Bledsoe is up or down because he is so quiet.
But Bledsoe acknowledged he has struggled with his confidence recently.
On Sunday against the Boston Celtics, Bledsoe played as if he wasn't having any doubts in his abilities.
Bledsoe tied his career high in points with 23 and field goals made at nine he took 15 shots....
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Sources tell Sporting News that the #Clippers have contacted the #Celtics about Kevin Garnett. Offer would include Caron Butler and Beldsoe.about 1 hour ago via TweetDeckReplyRetweetFavorite@SeanDeveneySean DeveneyObviously, any team can inquire about any player (“Hey Pat Riley, we’d like to inquire about the availability of LeBron James in exchange for Jason Terry?”), so this...
Clippers PG Eric Bledsoe spoke with the media after Monday’s loss to the Washington Wizards. With multiple key contributors out of the lineup, Bledsoe knew his teammates had to step up. The blossoming third year guard talked about what hurt his team down the stretch. Bledsoe also discussed what it’s like playing against his good friend from college, John [...]
Some good stuff. Hilarious that a team with Chris Paul on it complains about flops. The refs missed stuff both ways so saying they were playing 5 on 8 didn't fly. Just listen to a replay of Tommy last night saying how much he hates Eli Roe. For thinking the Celtics are terrible they sure were coveting KG and PP and Doc pretty hard. And I'm starting to think...
Despite Sporting News’ report Sunday that the Los Angeles Clippers were making a push for 17-year veteran Kevin Garnett, follow up reports suggest that nothing is imminent. Like we’ve said before, Garnett is one of four players (Kobe, Duncan, Nowitzki) with a no-trade clause, meaning he has to approve any trade including him, making a move to the Clippers even more unlikely....
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Paul Pierce scored 22 points and the Boston Celtics held off a late comeback to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 106-104 on Sunday and improve to 4-0 since losing Rajon Rondo for the season.
The Clippers had pulled within 103-101 on a 3-pointer by Eric Bledsoe with 56 seconds remaining. But Avery Bradley drew an offensive foul on Los Angeles' Jamal Crawford...
According to Sean Deveney of Sporting News, the Los Angeles Clippers are interested in trading for Boston Celtics power forward Kevin Garnett. Apparently, the Clippers are offering Caron Butler and [...]
I was able to catch up with the Los Angeles Clippers’ talented Center DeAndre Jordan following their 90-98 loss to the Wizards. Jordan, who set a new career high with 22 rebounds, talked about what prevented his team from winning the game. He also speculated on what could be the cause for his team’s three game losing [...]
Wizards 98, Clippers 90. Updates. With AP Photos. By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer
Martell Webster scored 21 points, and the Washington Wizards broke a four-game losing streak Monday night with a 98-90 win over a Los Angeles Clippers team missing Blake Griffin and Chris Paul.
With Griffin nursing a strained left hamstring and Paul still dealing with a bruised right kneecap, the...
Behind the Captain’s 22 points, including a clutch trey with 2 seconds left, the Celtics beat the Los Angeles Clippers 106-104 yesterday. C’s are now off until Wednesday when they face the Raptors in Toronto. Tip-off is at 7:00pm EST.
Enjoy some photos & GIFs from yesterday’s win via Hoop China..
The Boston Celtics find a way to survive to close down the 15-point run from the Los Angeles Clippers late in the fourth quarter 106-103 Sunday.
Doc Rivers’ team played outstanding. With that, let’s not waste any time and get down to the nitty and gritty of this contest.
No Rondo? No problem:
Photo by Brian Babineau/Getty Images
The Celtics may be playing without their All...
Awesome round of quotes today from Celtics coach Doc Rivers, captain Paul Pierce, and center Kevin Garnett on the ongoing trade rumors that seem to pop up by the day. The most recent round of rumors have Kevin Garnett heading to Los Angeles for Clippers guard Eric Bledsoe and forward Caron Butler. What do the Celtics think of these rumors? Let's start with Doc.
All from (the...