Found March 31, 2012 on Outside the Boxscore:

If you were looking for the dunk of the night in the NBA, it came courtesy of Portland Trail Blazers forward J.J. Hickson.

During the Blazers game against the Clippers, Hickson soared over Clippers center DeAndre Jordan for a sick one-handed jam:


Chris Paul leaves Mark McGrath hanging

The LA Clippers victory last night over Portland was followed by an epic fail by singer Mark McGrath. He was in the front row and went in for a quick fist bump from Chris Paul after the game and was denied in epic fashion. Not sure if Paul just didn't see the attempt or chose to ignore it, but I got a good laugh out of it either way. Seriously McGrath, that was the weakest...

Clippers' G Leslie headed to D-League

The Los Angeles Clippers today announced that they have assigned rookie guard Travis Leslie to the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League. This marks Leslies second stint with the Jam this season. In four games played with Bakersfield from March 2nd through March 11th, Leslie tallied 12.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 21.0 minutes per game. The 47th overall selection...

Dunks of the Night: JJ Hickson posterizes Jordan then Foye

Dunks of the Night

Clippers survive Chris Paul injury scare

LOS ANGELES The picture of Chris Paul sitting on the bench next to two backcourt mates in street clothes, Mo Williams and Chauncey Billups, and grimacing as two trainers huddled around, working on his right elbow was not necessarily worth a thousand words. Not when two would suffice: Uh, oh. "I said to myself, 'This can't be happening right now,'" said Clippers...

Trail Blazers vs. L.A. Clippers betting odds & handicapping preview March 30th

NBA Matchup Insight Tonight the Trailblazers look to win back-to-back games for the first time in 2 months and to do that they will have to beat a Clippers’ team that has won 3 in a row and is 18-8 at home. CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE BLAZERS BLOG IN OUR CLUBHOUSE TODAY AT NWSB! Portland TrailBlazers (24-27) at L.A. Clippers (29-21) When: 10:30 PM ET, Friday, March 30, 2012 Where...

Clippers 98, Trail Blazers 97

Chris Paul made a driving layup with 5 seconds to go, lifting the Los Angeles Clippers over the Portland Trail Blazers 98-97 on Friday night as they tied their season high with their fourth straight victory. Paul, Blake Griffin and Randy Foye led six Clippers in double figures with 20 points each. Caron Butler and DeAndre Jordan had 12 each, and Nick Young added 10. Griffin had...

Winning streak puts Clips in happy frame of mind

The Clippers' search for consistency seemed like a fruitless one after a disastrous road trip. But three games since a humbling loss in New Orleans, the Clippers are all smiles. "Winning is the best medicine," forward Blake Griffin said. After a 17-point win over Phoenix Wednesday night, the Clippers find themselves on a legitimate winning streak, something they&...

Clippers beat Jazz for 5th straight victory

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chris Paul scored 26 points, Blake Griffin added 24 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Utah Jazz 105-96 on Saturday night to win their fifth in a row for the first time since 2006. Randy Foye added 17 points and DeAndre Jordan had 10 rebounds for the surging Clippers, who have won six straight at home and are a game behind the first-place Lakers in the Pacific...

Clippers’ Reggie Evans Fined $25,000 FOr Rubbing Middle Finger On Face (Video)

This really DID happen!! Apparently, Reggie Evans was trying to get a point across during the Clippers and New Orleans game, which the Clippers did win (97-85) This happened at the 4:23 mark in the 2nd quarter, and will cost him $25,000 for the profane gesture. Next time Reggie, just suck it up and deal [...]

Paul Allen says NO - Team not for sale

Lots of news coming out of Portland this week with regards to Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen. We're hearing he has denied a report that team is for sale. Allen posted the denial on his Twitter account after the report surfaced on the website of Comcast SportsNet Northwest’s website. Quote: “It is absolutely false that I have entertained offers for...

Jazz-Clippers Preview

A week ago, the Los Angeles Clippers were struggling and their coach's job was seemingly in jeopardy. Now, the Clippers will try to win five straight for the first time in over five years Saturday night when they host the Utah Jazz. After losing three in a row and failing to reach 100 points in nine straight games, Los Angeles appears to be back on track with four consecutive...

Chris Paul snubs Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath on postgame fist pound (GIF)

Chris Paul hit the winning shot for the Clippers in their 98-97 victory over the Trail Blazers Friday, and by virtue of being the game’s hero, he got to choose who he engaged in his postgame celebration. CP3 spread the love by high-fiving some fans, but he left Sugar Ray singer and noted Lakers fan Mark McGrath hanging on a fist pound. Maybe Paul didn’t notice McGrath’s fist...

Its hard not to feel bad for Hornets head coach Monty Williams

About 21 months ago, Monty Williams accepted a three-year offer to become the head coach of the New Orleans Hornets, replacing Jeff Bower. An assistant under former Blazers coach Nate McMillan from 2005-2010, Williams was key in helping players like Nicolas Batum and Travis Outlaw develop their jump shots, along with the improved free throw shooting of Joel Przybilla. In his first...

One Man Wizadry

Is it just coincidence the Clippers haven't lost a game with Chauncey Billups back on the bench? Had he traveled with the team during the disheartening triple game road trip would there have been all the talk about L.A. threatening to denounce Vinny Del Negro as coach? Painting a picture of frenzy in the Clips locker room? Most likely. It's not as if the Clippers are blowing...
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