Found January 11, 2012 on
Basketball ] MiamiHerald.com:
A pair of high-profile teams coming off tough road losses meet at Staples Center Wednesday when the Clippers host the Miami Heat.
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LOS ANGELES OK, so maybe it wasn't a signature win. Maybe, like Blake Griffin said, it was just a win. One game in the schedule. Just another opponent in a long, tedious season.
But it didn't look that way and it didn't feel that way. Staples Center was jumping, the Los Angeles Clippers were jousting with the Miami Heat, and you wanted to believe this is what the playoffs...
In a much anticipated affair, the Los Angeles Clippers hosted the Miami Heat on Wednesday night. The game lived up to the hype. In an overtime battle, the Clippers escaped with a 95-89 victory.
Chris Paul, who was traded to the Clippers in the offseason, had perhaps his best game of the season: 27 points, 11 assists, six rebounds and three blocks. Blake Griffin added 20 points and...
Q: It's no surprise that this team's struggles and weaknesses started showing up since Spo stopped going to James Jones, Dexter Pittman and Terrel Harris. Our team's strength is in our depth. Also, Shane Battier and Joel Anthony combine for 53 minutes and offer minuscule production. That can't happen any longer. Minutes have to be spread out to other guys. -- Alex.
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Posted By: Nowitzness81
Post Time: 01-12-2012 at 09:10 PM
On a night Dwyane Wade regained his footing, the Miami Heat stumbled.
With the sudden rise to power of the Los Angeles Clippers, SC's Bill Hazell sees a world of potential and a great rivalry in the making. After 26 years in the making, we may finally have a legitimate basketball rivalry in L.A.
The Heat’s loss to Golden State on Tuesady exposed issues on the Heat — namely a rash of turnovers that has undone some solid defense.
Thus far, the general consensus on NBA MVP candidates are the usual suspects: Kevin Durant, LeBron James and even Derrick Rose to repeat. ESPN and Sports Illustrated recently surveyed their panel of hoops experts to predict who will win the MVP. 23 out of 30 and six out of seven chose either KD or LeBron [...]
Failed to make it to the 1:30 a.m. Eastern finish Tuesday night because of the late start? If so, that essentially put you in the same position as the Heat.
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Studs & DudsSTUDSChris Bosh & Mario Chalmers – Dwayne Wade is dealing with a bruised foot/plantar fasciitis and LeBron James missed some time because of a sprained ankle. While both games the "Kings of Miami" missed went into overtime and thus super-boosted the numbers of Bosh Spice and Chalmers...
Chris Paul had 27 points and 11 assists and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied to beat Miami 95-89 in overtime Wednesday night, dealing the Heat a second straight extra-time loss.