Found December 03, 2012 on
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Los Angeles Clippers (10-6) vs. Utah Jazz (9-9)
When it comes to teams straddling the line between the two post, grind-it-out basketball and the stretch-4, spread the floor basketball that has pervaded the NBA, these two teams are in the middle of that spectrum. If the Grizzlies are on one end and the Heat are on the other, the Clippers and Jazz are truly in the middle.
Both these teams feature strong post players. But they also feature power forwards that can both battle in the low post and step out and hit jumpers. Paul Millsap has had that shooting ability for a while now and has brought it out in key moments.
Blake Griffin though? This is new.
Griffin is shooting more shots from 16-23 feet than anywhere else ont he floor this year. He is making 38.9 percent of those shots so far. But the fact Griffin is confident taking these shots is likely meaning he has added something new to his game. Something that appears to be even more necessary in today's NBA.
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In a picture from Complex, Blake Griffin was spotted in Hollywood getting into his Mercedes-Benz. Apparently, this photo is of the Clippers forward getting into his whip after having dinner at a fancy steakhouse with a teammate. One may be asking why this is relevant. The reason for this is because Blake Griffin is sponsored by Kia. Now do those lame, but funny, commercials...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Blake Griffin scored 30 points, Jamal Crawford added 20 off the bench and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated Utah 105-104 on Monday night to hand the Jazz their first loss at home this season.
Crawford made a pair of free throws late and ex-Clipper Randy Foye countered with a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds remaining. But Foye's desperation 3 after stealing...
The road is full of potholes, and the Clippers almost fell into one Monday night. If they had, it wouldn't have been too surprising; teams don't go to EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City with big hopes.
The Utah Jazz were one of only three teams still unbeaten at home this season, and they seemed perfectly situated to beat the Clippers. But for all their missteps over...
Blake Griffin scored 30 points, Jamal Crawford added 20 off the bench and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated Utah 105-104 on Monday night to hand the Jazz their first loss at home this season.
Crawford made a pair of free throws late and ex-Clipper Randy Foye countered with a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds remaining. But Foye's desperation 3 after stealing the ensuing inbounds pass...
It is a luxury to have two of the best leaders in the NBA on one team. That is exactly what the Clippers have in guards Chris Paul and Chauncey Billups. CP3 was voted by the general managers in 2012 as the best point guard and leader in the NBA - the previous winner of the award - was his current teammate, Chauncey Billups.Billups is the sage voice of reason, usually found in the...
Lamar Odom showed up to the Los Angeles Clippers' training camp overweight and out of shape. It was disappointing to the team and their fans. As a result, Odom has struggled early this season. However, he has been working hard and is getting closer to being back in shape. According to Arash Markazi of ESPN Los Angeles, Odom is making progress on his workouts and is in...
Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Paul, Griffin come alive in final act/quarter
A good piece of music rises and falls like a good story. It climaxes at the end and builds and builds.
Excuse the cliche, but it fits what happend when the Clippers won at EnergySolutions Arena, erasing a 10-point deficit entering...
While Chauncey Billups hasn't put up huge numbers, his presence appears to have given the Los Angeles Clippers a bit of a boost.
The Clippers look to win their third straight game with the five-time All-Star back in the lineup Monday night when they visit the Utah Jazz, who will try for their 13th consecutive regular-season win at home.
Billups has played less than 20 minutes...
It was one of those nights for Chris Paul and the Clippers. I don’t know if the Kings ever really stood a chance. Midway through the first quarter and down 8, CP3 crossed up Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins and then put the cherry on top of the move with a dunk! Remember CP3 is a [...]
Not only will the Dallas Mavericks be bringing some former Los Angeles Clippers into this matchup, they'll see some familiar faces as well.
The Clippers can stretch their win streak to four Wednesday night and hand the Mavericks a third straight road loss.
Dallas (8-9) features a pair of former Clippers big men in Elton Brand and Chris Kaman. While Brand has faced Los Angeles...
LOS ANGELES -- The most notable fact about the Clippers this season isn't that they're beating good teams. It's that they were losing to bad ones.
The Heat, Spurs, Grizzlies and Lakers? No problem. The Hornets and Cavaliers? For some inexplicable reason, the Clippers sank to various levels of incompetency.
But it's possible they finally figured out what they were...