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One small leap over a car for Blake Griffin. One giant step for the Clippers. The fortune for the other team in L.A. appeared to turn for the better, thanks to Griffin's monster "rookie" season. Now, thanks to an assist from David Stern, CP3 is in town, suddenly making the Clippers a serious contender.
Few would argue that the Clippers have a serious shot at ending their five-year playoff drought, especially considering they have the best player (Chris Paul) from a recent playoff team (N.O. Hornets). Highlights will be aplenty but like the Heat last year, we must leave margin for error and growing pains. At their best, though, the Clippers are easily one of the top 15 teams in the league.
The reincarnation of Shawn Kemp and Dominique Wilkins came out of nowhere last year. How does a guy coming off major knee surgery seemingly jump higher and dunk on everyone? Griffin is the sole reason why people began watching Clippers games again, a...
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As the first officially game of the "Lob City" era began for the Los Angeles Clippers, Clippers star Blake Griffin threw down this nasty one-handed jam to help the Clip Show start on a high-flying number:
Blake Griffin scores 28 points, but it's not enough to prevent the Spurs from extending their home winning streak against the Clippers.Blake Griffin scores 28 points, but it's not enough to prevent the Spurs from extending their home winning streak against the Clippers.
The Lob City Clippers started off the year right last night with a win over the Warriors. Blake Griffin has also started off the year on the cover of Men's Health. He claims that he's not "just a dunker," and wants to prove to everyone that he has an outside game. Check out the interview here.
Blake Griffin offered up a reminder for all those expecting an immediate transformation now that Chris Paul is part of the Los Angeles Clippers.
''Not every game is going to be just alley-oop left and right,'' Griffin said.
Griffin, CP3 and Co. are far from a finished product. They certainly showed signs of the talented team this can be on both ends of the floor...
As the San Antonio Spurs get set to face the new-and-improved Los Angeles Clippers tomorrow night, one matchup to watch for is Tim Duncan against Blake Griffin.It wasn't that long ago Duncan was the premier forward in the NBA. Now that honor arguably can go to Griffin. it can also be seen as a battle between the old and new guard in the NBA.
And although Griffin might be lighting...
The Clippers were a mess last night as they only shot 39.2% from the floor while allowing the Spurs to shoot 56.3% from the floor. The Clippers were also outrebounded 43-30 and they were down 96-71 after the first three quarters. Blake Griffin led the way for the Clippers last night with 28 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists. Caron Butler (12 points, 1 rebound and 1 assist),...
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Prize acquisition Chris Paul had 20 points and nine assists in his much-anticipated Clippers debut, Blake Griffin added 22 points and seven rebounds and Los Angeles beat the Golden State Warriors 105-86 on Sunday night to spoil Mark Jackson's opener as a first-time coach.
Please give a warm welcome to new Chasing 23 contributor, Tony Maglio. Tony is a long-suffering New Jersey Nets fan who also doubles as a comedy writer for Saturday Night Live. Tony will contribute a weekly column throughout the 2011-2012 NBA season.
10. By The Time You Read This, The Giants Season May Be Over
So due to the holiday schedule, I’m submitting this on Friday...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Prize acquisition Chris Paul had 20 points and nine assists in his much-anticipated Clippers debut, Blake Griffin added 22 points and seven rebounds and Los Angeles beat the Golden State Warriors 105-86 on Sunday night to spoil Mark Jackson's opener as a first-time coach.
Monta Ellis had 15 points and eight assists after his grandmother's death earlier...
As soon as Chris Paul was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers, joining Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan, Caron Butler and Chauncey Billups, the hype machine got going.
Reminiscent of the hype surrounding the Heat before last season, many NBA pundits were putting the Clippers in the Western Conference Finals and dubbing them the new super team before the team even got in the gym together...