Found December 27, 2012 on NESN.com:
Earlier this week, I posted a story asking for your help after I discovered that DeAndre Jordan has been missing in action from the fourth quarter in just about every game during the Clippers’ win streak. Because my own opportunities to watch the Clippers are limited, I wanted to hear from Clippers fans (you poor, poor souls) for some deeper observations to explain the reasoning behind this befuddling move. After Christmas Day brought yet another lopsided victory in which Jordan did not record a millisecond of playing time in the fourth quarter, let’s take a look at your responses, and my thoughts on each. Yo, Ben, I’m writing this in response to your article about DeAndre Jordan. Honestly, how many touches does the dude get in a game? If you’re in a “semi-close” game, do you want to give anyone free throws? (They are “free.”) Also, this seems pretty ridiculous comparing a player like Shaquille O’Neal, who was a dominant force, versus DeAndre Jordan. Let’s get real man. The hack-a-D...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES
HE WOULD KNOW

Magic: Clippers are Showtime

Magic Johnson, who played a more than integral role in the "Showtime" Lakers teams of the 1980s, believes that the Clippers are the team that currently deserves that moniker.

Marlon Wayans videobombs Billy Crystal during Clippers-Nuggets game (Video)

Actor/comedian Marlon Wayans had fun clowning around behind Billy Crystal as he was chatting with NBA analysts Mike Breen and Jeff Van Gundy during the Los Angeles Clippers-Denver Nuggets game at the Staples Center on Christmas Day. Wayans started out by making a series of funny faces behind Crystal, and then later stepped it up by clapping his feet right behind Crystal's...
MORE TO THE STORY...

Griffin sports fake mustache after game

Chris Paul’s Long-Lost Twin Brother, Kevin Durant’s Tight Pajamas Featured in NBA-Themed Christmas TV Commercials (Videos)

With five NBA games on national television on Tuesday, you probably used the commercial breaks as a time to open presents, chug another glass of egg nog and open some more presents. If so, you missed some quality programming. Creative TV ads are a staple of Super Bowl Sunday, but Christmas Day is the biggest holiday on the NBA’s calendar. Companies responded to hoops’ Yuletide...

Blake Griffin and Chris Paul wear terrible Christmas outfits (Picture)

For those of you who are fashion-conscious, please avert your eyes from the get-ups being worn by Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul and forward Blake Griffin.For the rest of you, here they are.....(Courtesy of Cosby Sweaters)

Clippers’ Ugly Sweaters, Kobe Bryant’s Fur Among Most Outrageous NBA Outfits on Christmas (Photos)

The Los Angeles Clippers had a fun time on Christmas Day, and that was even before they beat the Nuggets. Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and their teammates showed up to the Staples Center on Tuesday in full holiday attire — wearing ugly Christmas sweaters, of course. The Clips were far from the only ones in the NBA looking a bit silly for the holidays, though. Thanks to the league’s...

Chris Paul debuts unreleased Air Jordan 4 colorways

Thus far, Chris Paul has dished out over 5,000 assists since he was drafted by the New Orleans Hornets in 2005. So it’s only right that for once Paul was on the other end of an assist after receiving a huge shipment of sneakers from Jordan Brand. The shipment most notably included the Air Jordan 1 “Knicks”, Air Jordan 1 “Bulls”, Air Jordan 13 “Bred”, Air Jordan...

The Assist: Chris Paul’s son, Lil Chris and Justin Biber courtside

The Clippers took on the Celtics Thursday night and pretty much busted the game wide open in the first quarter, and never looked back to secure their 15th win in a row. As the greater show in LA grows, so do the celebs courtside. Thursday night’s game was no exception, with teen heart throb Justin [...]

Blake Griffin and Danilo Gallinari Team Up For Perfect Picture

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) is fouled by Denver Nuggets’ Danilo Gallinari (8) of Italy during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond) As this wonderful Christmas Day comes to an end, let us remember the time that Denver Nuggets’ Danilo Gallinari looked like he punched the Clippers’ Blake...

Winning LA: Clippers atop NBA; Lakers win 5 in row

No one's rushing to anoint the Los Angeles Clippers, who at 22-6 own the NBA's best record. They're not exactly impressed with themselves, either - despite a franchise-record 14-game winning streak. ''It is still early in the season and we have a lot to prove to the rest of the league,'' Matt Barnes said after he helped the Clippers' reserves outscore...

GIF: Jamal Crawford freezes-up Andre Miller with crossover

Tweet In the first half of the Denver Nuggets-Los Angeles Clippers game that was jam-packed with highlights and dunks. It was a non-dunk that had the crowd oohing. Midway through the second quarter, Clippers guard Jamal Crawford was at the front of a fast-break. Andre Miller of the Nuggets stood in front of him defensively. [...]

Jamal Crawford Shake & Bake, Ronny Turiaf Posterizes JaVale McGee

The Clippers put on a show Tuesday night in a win against the Nuggets – first with a shake & bake crossover from Jamal Crawford and later as Ronny Turiaf posterized JaVale McGee:

Clippers 112, Nuggets 100

Jamal Crawford led a dominant performance by the Los Angeles reserves with 22 points and the Clippers defeated the Denver Nuggets 112-100 on Tuesday night, extending their franchise-record winning streak to 14 games. Matt Barnes added 20 points - one off his season high - as the bench outscored the Clippers starters 64-48 in claiming the NBA's best record at 22-6, one win better...

Clippers Crush Celtics 106-77

On Thursday night the Celtics started out their three game road trip against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Celtics come in off a blowout win on Christmas day against the Nets in which the team was firing on all cylinders. The Clippers own the league's best record at 22-6 and had a 14 game winning streak coming into the night. The Celtics looked to start off their trip ending...

Los Angeles Clippers Prove to Be an NBA Title Contender

The Boston Celtics were soundly trounced by 29 points at the hands of the Clippers in Los Angeles on Thursday. The win extends the Clippers’ franchise record streak to 15 games while dropping the Celtics back to the .500 mark. While few will compare this team to the 1972 Los Angeles Lakers who won an [...]
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.