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Happy New Year to everyone. I think we are all very excited to see how the rest of the NBA season unfolds and if the Clippers will ever lose again...tongue-in-cheek of course, but it is very exciting to see this team emerge as one of the best in the league right before our eyes. Here are my thoughts, notes and musings for the first week of 2013.
Coach of the year talk
As we head into the new year, I thought it would be appropriate to look at coach of the year candidates. As I started to make my list, the usual suspects emerged as top candidates. The New York Knicks' Mike Woodson has done a marvelous job transforming the hot shooting Knicks into a defensive-minded team that currently leads the Eastern Conference. Oklahoma City's Scott Brooks has continued his team's winning ways even with the loss of James Harden. The San Antonio Spurs' Gregg Popovich is probably the best overall coach in the NBA and has done nothing to disprove that this year. Golden State's Mar...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Los Angeles Clippers will not be denied. Their current winning streak is no longer exclusively about circus plays and highlight reels.
\As a strong team with a deep bench, the Clippers are playing tremendous fundamental basketball.
Let’s look at some of their best moments as-of-late.
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The Los Angeles Clippers are flying high right now, quite literally.The Clippers just wrapped up an undefeated month (16-0) and their 17th straight victory after racing past the visiting Utah Jazz, 107-96, on Sunday night.Chris Paul dished out a team-high nine assists for the home team, including one right here to teammate DeAndre Jordan.The duo hooked up for a monster alley oop...
Jamal Crawford scored 11 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Utah Jazz 107-96 on Sunday night for their 17th consecutive victory, becoming the third team in NBA history to record a perfect month.
The Clippers went 16-0 in December to join the 1995-95 San Antonio Spurs and 1971-72 Lakers as the only teams to go undefeated over a month. Their...
Since the Los Angeles Clippers played a basketball game last night, you knew that we were going to have at least one Blake Griffin highlight to show you.Check out this replay of Blake doing a between-the-legs dunk during pregame:
Having wrapped up December with just the third 16-0 month in NBA history, the Los Angeles Clippers face tough challenges starting the new year.
They'll play four games this week, with two opponents having winning records and the other at .500. The Clippers take their franchise-record 17-game winning streak into Denver on Tuesday, where the Nuggets are 9-1 at home.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jamal Crawford scored 11 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Utah Jazz 107-96 on Sunday night for their 17th consecutive victory, becoming the third team in NBA history to record a perfect month.
The Clippers went 16-0 in December to join the 1995-95 San Antonio Spurs and 1971-72 Lakers as the only teams to go undefeated...
LOS ANGELES -- The way things are going for the Los Angeles Clippers, even a disappearing act by Blake Griffin is not enough to stop the magic. Not with Caron Butler and Jamal Crawford able to pull a rabbit out of a hat in a moment's notice. Butler scored 29 points, including 17 in the first quarter, and Crawford dominated the fourth quarter as the Clippers picked up their...
LOS ANGELES -- Caron Butler scored 29 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers made a late surge to pick up their 17th consecutive win, 107-96 victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday night at Staples Center. After barely eking out wins in two previous matchups with the Jazz this season -- including a 116-114 victory at Utah on Friday night -- the Clippers survived a brutal third-quarter...
The Los Angeles Clippers look to get their 17th straight victory tonight as they host the Utah Jazz. This is the second time in three days the two teams have met, with Utah losing a close one at home 116-114. The Jazz had a 19-point third quarter lead, but saw it slip away as Chris Paul took over down the stretch. Can Utah get back to .500 tonight?
AccuScore doesn’t seem to think...
The Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Denver Nuggets last night, snapping their 17-game winning streak.
The Clippers had just gone 16-0 through the month of December. They're currently 25-7 overall, one half-game behind the Oklahoma City Thunder for the NBA's best record.
As their streak increased from eight wins, to 10, to 14, the legend of how Cleveland beat LA...
The Los Angeles Clippers had their 17 game winning streak snapped Tuesday night after a 92-78 loss to Denver. The Nuggets who essentially led the whole way took a 16 point lead into the final quarter after JaVale McGee was able to hit a three pointer as time expired in the third. Not to mention [...]
The first day of 2013 brought a different result for the Los Angeles Clippers than the final month of 2012, and the next several days in this new year might not be much easier.
After the franchise's longest win streak came to an end, the Clippers continue their challenging stretch with Wednesday night's visit to the Golden State Warriors, the first of two matchups in four...
Utah Jazz (15-16) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (24-6)
On Friday night, the Jazz raced out to a 16-point lead and seemed like they would be able to end the Clippers now 16-game win streak. It was the first time in a while the Los Angeles bench did not lead the way as Blake Griffin and Chris Paul were the guys driving the ship.
It was Paul leading the way to the finish...