Found November 13, 2012 on
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Vinny Del Negro
Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Clippers
San Antonio Spurs
PLAYA VISTA, Calif. No matter what they do or whom they beat, the Clippers seem destined to fly beneath the NBA radar a fact of life when the basketball universe orbits around the Lakers.
The Clippers have victories over four playoff teams from last season, they lead the Pacific Division with a 5-2 record and they face the defending champion Miami Heat on Wednesday night at Staples Center, but the airwaves cant seem to get enough of the soap opera that surrounds LAs other team.
A little acknowledgement please?
To us, all that stuff is irrelevant, Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro said Tuesday. Its early in the season; theres been a lot of things going on over there. Its understandable. Were focused on what we can control and our preparation. Were looking at the big picture.
Compared to the Lakers, the Clippers look absolutely stable. The Lakers fired one coach and hired another less than two weeks into the season; the Clippers have committed themselves to Del Negro. The Laker...
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After failing to make a decent contribution to the Mavericks, Lamar Odom has to be out to prove that his time in Dallas was just a fluke and he can return to form with the Los Angeles Clippers. So far, that’s not going so well. Odom is only playing 11 minutes a game, averaging 1.6 points and two rebounds. He clearly hasn’t fit in yet with the Clippers’ roster, and is far...
Dwayne Wade was absolutely denied a bank loan at the rim on Wednesday night by Clippers guard Eric Bledsoe. Wade had a full head of steam heading towards the basket and it seemed like nothing could stop him from throwing it down. Out of nowhere Bledsoe jumped and had one of the nicer blocks you will ever see. The Clipper faithful, as did the internet, thoroughly enjoyed the...
Perk of playing in LA? Walking the red carpet for Twilight: Breaking Dawn part 2. That’s exactly what Lakers Antawn Jamison and Clippers DeAndre Jordan, Caron Butler and Trey Thompkins did on Monday night. DeAndre and Trey even flicked it up with Former “Family Matters” star Jaleel White and also made their Team Jacob status [...]
Blake Griffin and Chris Paul had double-doubles, with Paul keying a third-quarter spurt that helped carry the Los Angeles Clippers to a 107-100 win over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night.
Griffin had 20 points and 14 rebounds and Paul had 16 points and 10 assists to lead five players in double figures in the Clippers' fourth straight win. Jamal Crawford added 22 points off the...
The Clippers are legit. I told you in preseason how much of a factor their bench would be. In their game Wednesday night against the Miami Heat, that fact was yet again illustrated with Blake Griffin and Chris Paul heating it up and Jamal Crawford and Eric Bledsoe putting the stamp on it. The Clippers [...]
LOS ANGELES -- A case could be made that the other basketball team in Los Angeles, the one that did not rock the NBA with its blockbuster deals last summer, did not blow out its coach five games into the season, and does not generally operate as if exists under a big top, is actually the one worth watching.
No, really watching.
The Lakers are masters at collecting talent, headlines...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Blake Griffin and Chris Paul had double-doubles, with Paul keying a third-quarter spurt that helped carry the Los Angeles Clippers to a 107-100 win over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night.
Griffin had 20 points and 14 rebounds and Paul had 16 points and 10 assists to lead five players in double figures in the Clippers' fourth straight win. Jamal Crawford added...
Here is the amazing block by Eric Bledsoe on Dwyane Wade during the second quarter of the Heat vs. Clippers game on Wednesday night.Bledsoe showed off his hops much to the chagrin of Wade. Wade looked stunned at the block as he thought he had a clear path to the rim and probably never imagined another guard blocking his dunk attempt.
LeBron James' lowest scoring average is against the Los Angeles Clippers.
James struggled to score in last season's lone meeting against the Clippers heading into Wednesday night's matchup at Staples Center for the Miami Heat.
The three-time league MVP is averaging 23.1 points in 17 lifetime games versus Los Angeles (5-2). He missed 12 of 19 shots for 23 points in last...
Everyone has been calling Kenyon Martin’s bluff.
His demands on money, his demands on playing for a contender….all ignored.
But a source close to Martin revealed yesterday that he still has Miami on the “top of his list” for destinations to land.
Frankly, everyone is stupid for not having picked up Martin at the vet min, guy is a steal. Can’t imagine him being on the market too long.
LOS ANGELES – In a matchup of two superstar-driven teams, the Los Angeles Clippers' Big Two outlasted the Miami Heat's Big Three. Blake Griffin had 20 points, 14 rebounds and six assists and Chris Paul had 16 points, 10 assists and four steals to lead the Clippers to a 107-100 win over the Heat on Wednesday night at Staples Center. After a close first half that featured...