Found January 11, 2012 on Basketball ]
A pair of high-profile teams coming off tough road losses meet at Staples Center Wednesday when the Clippers host the Miami Heat.

Clippers look the part in huge win over Heat

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...

Lob City Beat Miami Trice

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...

ASK IRA: Is Spoelstra failing to utilize the Heat's depth?

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.

LeChoke against LA - LeBron James turns in the biggest choke job of the 2012 NBA seas

Forum: Around The NBA Posted By: Nowitzness81 Post Time: 01-12-2012 at 09:10 PM

With Dwyane Wade back, Heat blow 17-point lead, fall to Warriors

On a night Dwyane Wade regained his footing, the Miami Heat stumbled.

Can Lob City Overtake Showtime?

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.

Turnovers proving costy to Miami Heat

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.

Why Chris Paul Will Win The NBA MVP

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 [...]

Dorell Wright revival lousy timing for Heat (Video)

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.

Fantasy Basketball: Week Two Recap

Photo Credit: Keith Allison No intros needed. More after the jump: 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...

Clippers withstand Heat 95-89 in overtime

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.
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