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Beyond The Buzzer:
Grueling Schedules are part of the NBA. Add an ongoing custody battle to the mix, and it doesn’t leave much time for rest. Clippers’ Lamar Odom had to fly across the country to attend a custody hearing in New York Monday as he battles former long-time girlfriend, Liza Morales, for custody of their daughter 14-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son, and he just couldn’t manage to stay awake.
According to New York Post:
New York-native and Los Angeles Clippers forward Lamar Odom fell asleep on a hard, not-so-comfortable courthouse bench today as lawyers hashed out his ongoing child custody case behind closed doors.
The 6-foot-10 hoopster’s legs dangled well over the short, second-floor wooden bench. His impromptu nap drew the attention of a Manhattan court officer.
“Excuse me, are you OK?” the officer asked Odom.
After the player said he was fine, the officer said: “I need you to sit up.”
Odom complied but slumped over, resting his head on his hand.
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Lamar Odom decided to keep with his habits and warm the benches of a courtroom during a child custody hearing in New York City.
LOS ANGELES -- In a moment of pure spontaneity, Jamal Crawford and Blake Griffin created a singular moment Wednesday night at Staples Center, something so amazing it had to be seen over and over again to be appreciated.
By now, it must certainly be a YouTube sensation -- a fast break basket that began with Crawford passing the ball between his legs and flipping it in the air for...
Oklahoma City forward Serge Ibaka’s nut shot on the Clippers’ Blake Griffin on Sunday will cost him $25,000, the league announced Tuesday, via the Associated Press.
Jamal Crawford and Blake Griffin hooked up for a very fancy alley-oop during the fourth quarter of Wednesday night’s matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Crawford poked the ball out of Monta Ellis’ hands to teammate Eric Bledsoe, then took off for the fast break with Griffin. Crawford jumped and tossed up a through-the-legs alley-oop to Griffin who finished with a powerful windmill...
Blake Griffin needs to be applauded for finding the humor in the dirty flangrant-2 foul that was delivered to him by Serge Ibaka the other night. While the NBA hit him with a hefty fine, Griffin wisely kept quiet until early Wednesday morning when he decided to get creative with a message from his future self: Kid Blake: Who are you? Future Blake: you from the future… Don’t listen...
Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul treated two basketball-loving Texas teenagers to an NBA game after a video of one boy's generosity to a special needs player on the opposing team went viral.
Mitchell Marcus, a senior at Coronado High in El Paso, Texas, and Jonathon Montanez, a senior at Franklin High, sat courtside at Sunday's game against Oklahoma City as guests of...
PLAYA VISTA, Calif. Blake Griffin would have preferred to see Oklahoma City forward Serge Ibaka get suspended after striking him in the groin on national TV Sunday, but the Clippers forward said he would accept whatever the NBA decided in the matter.
I dont really see how it can be let go, but if it is, whatever, Griffin said after practice Tuesday. Im not going to do anything...
The Los Angeles Clippers had been rolling along before coming up short against one of the NBA's best teams over the weekend.
While they might normally like their chances of getting back on track with a visit from Milwaukee, the Bucks are starting to hit their stride.
The Clippers aim for a 12th home win in 13 matchups against the Bucks, who look to extend their winning streak...
Blake Griffin had 23 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his
third career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the
Milwaukee Bucks 117-101 on Wednesday night for their 10th win in 13
Is there a double standard in the NBA regarding fouls, suspensions, and fines? Matt Barnes of the Los Angeles Clippers thinks so. After the league handed out a $25,000 fine to Serge Ibaka for his groin shot to Blake Griffin, the league has been speaking out. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade both think Ibaka should have been suspended.If you didn't see the punch, check...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Oklahoma City forward Serge Ibaka has been fined 25,000 by the NBA for striking Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers in the groin area during Sunday's game.
NBA executive vice president for basketball operations Stu Jackson announced the fine Tuesday. The league also upgraded the flagrant foul 1 Ibaka's was given for hitting Griffin as the two battled...
NEW YORK — Oklahoma City forward Serge Ibaka has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for striking Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers in the groin area during Sunday’s game.
NBA executive vice president for basketball operations Stu Jackson announced the fine Tuesday. The league also upgraded the flagrant foul 1 Ibaka was given for hitting Griffin as the two battled for position...
The only thing I can think of is that Ibaka sent Keri Hilson up to David Stern’s office to take care of the problem. I rather take a Metta World Peace elbow, than getting hit in the groin.
Serge Ibaka has been fined $25k by NBA “for striking Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers in the groin area.”
— Howard Beck (@HowardBeckNYT) March 5, 2013
This should have been a...
I recently had the opportunity to interview Lamar Odom’s ex, Liza Morales. Liza has been in the press a lot lately. Liza and Lamar have two children, a daughter named Destiny (14) and a son, Lamar Jr. (11). The two are currently involved in a child support case and were in court this week. The situation has reached the point that the two are no longer cordial. Liza was recently...