Found November 21, 2012 on
Vinny Del Negro
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Lakers
Portland Trail Blazers
Chris Paul dashed down the floor ahead of the defense, collected an outlet pass, took a glance over his shoulder to check the defender closing in fast and dunked nonchalantly.
The act of Paul dunking might have been casual to him, but it was anything but to the Los Angeles Clippers bench. DeAndre Jordan became so animated, he had to be restrained by teammate Ronnie Turiaf, because despite Paul’s impressive dribbling and passing skills, slam-dunking has never been considered a major part of his repertoire.
Paul is not the only player doing things most Clippers observers have not seen before. Two years ago, it was the emphatic emergence of Blake Griffin. Last year it was Paul’s electrifying arrival. This year it may be a bench that packs the offensive punch to carry the Clips into title contention, led by a player who heats up so fast, he even makes a microwave look like a slow-cooker.
In his first season in Los Angeles, Jamal Crawford is back to doing Jamal Crawford things. The forme...
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Tweet Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul has been regarded as one of the best PG’s in the NBA since his rookie season, and for good reason. Paul is one of the few players in the league that if on your team, you always have a chance to pull out a win. Paul was [...]
Chris Paul's early-season play has the Los Angeles Clippers at 8-3 through their first 11 games of the season.
The Clippers may not have beaten the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night, but they did make a statement.
In a game they seemed destined to lose, they forced it to overtime. In a game in which guard Chris Paul was far from his best, they kept it close.
There were enough areas to criticize, but their 117-111 loss to the Thunder was another confirmation that the Clippers are...
The San Antonio Spurs had rallied within a basket of the Los Angeles Clippers with less than 30 seconds remaining and the crowd was buzzing.
Some would call it a tense situation. Chris Paul calls it ''winning time.''
Paul had 19 points and eight assists and the Clippers beat San Antonio 92-87 on Monday night for their second win against the Spurs this season.
The Clippers vs. Spurs has developed into an actual rivalry. After the Spurs bounced the Clippers out of the playoffs last season, Clipper Nation has come roaring back early this season defeating the Spurs for the second time in a week in succinct fashion. Need a real life illustration of that point? Check out Chris [...]
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Chris Paul had 19 points and eight assists and the Los Angeles Clippers beat San Antonio 92-87 on Monday night, their second win against the Spurs this season.
Matt Barnes added 14 points and Blake Griffin had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Clippers (8-2).
Tim Duncan had 20 points and 14 rebounds for the Spurs (8-3), who suffered their second home loss this...
Chris Paul and Deron Williams took the blame for recent defeats by their respective teams.
Fault may not matter this time, but one of these star point guards is about to suffer another loss.
Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers will try to beat Williams' Brooklyn Nets on the road for just the second time in 14 tries Friday night.
Paul is vital to Los Angeles' success, ranking...
Currently in first place in the Pacific Division, the Clippers are playing as well as just about every other team in the NBA right now. They can thank Blake Griffin and Jamal Crawford, among other contributors, for the hot start.
Ten games into the season, they won perhaps their most significant game so far -- even bigger than victories over Memphis, the Lakers and the defending NBA champion Miami Heat.
They won on the road. In San Antonio.
Their gritty, grind-it-out 92-87 win Monday night over the Spurs was a confirmation of what they've shown so far at Staples Center. If they're not the best...
The Los Angeles Clippers' 92-87 road win against the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night was the starkest proof yet that it no longer takes several years and a couple of lucky bounces in the NBA lottery to fashion a winning, sustainable basketball culture.
Today, in a climate in which one galvanizing star can become the magnet to attract more stars and a bevy of depth behind them...
As notable as the Clippers' success on the floor, both Chris Paul and Blake Griffin have been more accessible and revealing.
Against Chris Paul and the Clippers, OKC elected to go with the same cross match that completely changed the course of the 2012 Western Conference Finals. The strategy worked once again. With the long, spindly arms of Thabo Sefolosha seemingly waiting for him everywhere he tried to go, Chris Paul struggled as mightily as Tony Parker did late last spring. The Clippers fought hard...