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Los Angeles Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak still has not gotten over NBA commissioner David Stern rejecting the Chris Paul trade two years ago. Paul, now in his third season with the Clippers, was originally set to be traded to the Lakers as part of a three-team deal also involving the New Orleans Hornets and Houston […]
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Mitch Kupchak still hasn’t forgiven David Stern for vetoing the Lakers’ 2011 trade for Chris Paul.
At the time, it appeared that the Lakers had snagged the All-Star guard until Stern stepped in and stopped the purple and gold from pulling off yet another blockbuster deal.
According to Eric Pincus of the L.A. Times, Kupchak still holds a grudge against the commissioner due to...
Oh what the Lakers could be right now.
The Lakers could be sitting pretty right now with Chris Paul manning the point guard position and keeping the Lakers steady until Kobe Bryant was ready to turn.
Kupchak was speaking to the L.A. Times when he was asked about what Stern has brought to the game. Kupchak of course complimented Stern for globalizing the game.
“He’s done so...
In a meeting between a pair of Western Conference powers projected to be on the verge of big things this season, the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-107 at Staples Center on Monday night, improving to 6-3 overall and a perfect 3-0 at home. Led by a combination of Blake Griffin’s 25 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists, and Chris Paul’s eighth-straight...
When will the flop stop? It seems it won’t, will it? Chris Paul has been officially warned for flopping from the NBA. The flop was on Tuesday, when the Clippers were facing the T’Wolves. Paul took a dive in the third quarter, as he tried to get some separation from Minnesota guard Ricky Rubio so he ...The post Chris Paul Has Been Warned for Flopping appeared first on The League News.
Not sure there are any words for this. Even Corey Brewer was smiling. Riquickulous Mr. Paul, Riquickulous. Follow Mike Pendleton on Twitter @MP2310 Facebook.com/FullScaleSports Twitter:@FullScaleSport Photo credit: (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
The Los Angeles Clippers took care of business at home Monday night, defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-107. Blake Griffin led the charge, recording a double-double of 25 points off of 11-of-22 shooting and 10 rebounds. Griffin had issues in the first couple games of the season with gaining post position on defenders, forcing him into difficult shots. However, he was fantastic...
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Chris Paul has some nasty handles, and Corey Brewer needs to invest in some better ankle braces. In last night Clippers/Timberwolves game, Chris Paul hit Corey Brewer with a NASTY in-and-out dribble, breaking Brewers ankles and sending him to the floor.
Check out the video here:
At first glance it looks like Brewer may have stumbled on Blake Griffin’s...
Mitch Kupchak does not expect Kobe Bryant to be back in the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup within the next two weeks.
"I don't see that in the next week or two because you've got to be on the court. You've got to practice. You've got to play," Kupchak said.
Bryant recently said that he's gotten in two of the three weeks of intense conditioning.
Chris Paul hits Corey Brewer with a crossover and makes him hit the deck while drilling the jump shot during the second quarter of Monday nights Clippers-Timberwolves game. Brewer knew CP3 got him as he laughs it off on his way back on offense — Clippers won 109-107.
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Most experts openly regard Chris Paul as the best point guard in the NBA. This becomes eye-popping when an observer sees that the league is more loaded with point guards than ever before. The last names Curry, Irving, Rondo, Wall, Williams, Rose, Lillard, Westbrook, and Parker, along with Paul, make up our top ten point guards, all potential All-Stars in any given year.
Yet Chris Paul...
The Minnesota Timberwolves found a way to take DeAndre Jordan out of the game.
There was nothing they could do about Chris Paul and Jamal Crawford.
With Crawford hitting shots from all over the court and Paul making a defiant defensive play on his way to another double-double, the Clippers held on for a 109-107 victory over the Timberwolves on Monday night at Staples Center.
The wait for the Black Mamba continues.
With Steve Nash out for at least two weeks, the Lakers could do with Kobe Bryant’s presence on the court as soon as possible.
However, according to Eric Pincus from the L.A. Times, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak doesn’t expect Bryant to make his much anticipated return within the next two weeks:
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak...
Back-to-back games against playoff teams starting Wednesday.
Now we get an early indicator of how good this Thunder team is.
This two-game trip is a bit different than the season-opening games at Utah and at Minnesota. These teams coming up are legit.
At Clippers on Wednesday. At Golden State on Thursday.
"Every game is big," Kevin Durant said.
Maybe, but these seem...
The Los Angeles Clippers have been touted by some as the favorite in the Western Conference. Reaching those lofty expectations would mean overtaking the Oklahoma City Thunder, a tall order in itself.
After being swept in last season's series, the Clippers hope to be up to the challenge Wednesday night when they host the Thunder for the first of four meetings.
Los Angeles (5...