Found January 10, 2013 on
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If the league ended today, who would win the season awards? I know that's a really weird way to look at things but that's what we do here at The Pro Basketball Talk. The season is close to the halfway point which means the All-Star break is approaching.
It's been an interesting season to this point to say the least. Mitch Kupchak went from being a shoe-in for Executive of the Year to being in a flux and having decisions to make mid-season. Knicks fans went from hating Dolan for getting rid of Lin to completely forgetting about any insanity that happened last year. Tim Duncan continues to show no decline in his 17th season and is going to be an All-Star without a doubt. There have been many interesting stories so far and it's been an exciting first half.
Here are a few of our selections for who we think would win the season awards in this slightly surprising first two and a half months of the season.
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DIRECTED BY SPIKE LEE
We all knew that Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul was difficult to guard, but this is just unbelievable. Has the former Wake Forest Deamon Decon mastered the art of teleportation, too?Here's the description of the video from YouTube:Check out "The Disappearing Act", one of two new NBA BIG commercials directed by Spike Lee, featuring Magic Johnson, Steve Nash...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chris Paul had 19 points and 16 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers held on to beat the Dallas Mavericks 99-93 on Wednesday night, extending their franchise-record home winning streak to 13 games.
Matt Barnes added 19 points off the bench, and Blake Griffin had 15 points and 13 rebounds for the Clippers (29-8), who took sole possession of the NBA's best...
Clippers stars Chris Paul and Blake Griffin appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The two touched on the pre-game ritual they had during that 17-game winning streak – it involves a Lamar Odom dance and Trindad James, “All Gold Everything”- and Donald Sterling hitting the locker room leading the team in a chant of “hip hip [...]
The NBA always has great commercial. This latest spot directed by Spike Lee features a point guard trifecta featuring Chris Paul, Steve Nash and Magic Johnson. Only special point guards are allowed a seat at this table.
Spike Lee does it, again. Like a puff of smoke, Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul pulls a “Disappearing Act” in the latest :30-spot directed by Lee, as a follow up to the first spot, “King of New York,” which Lee directed and starred in. The latest installment in the BIG campaign opens with game footage of Paul going head-to-head with his opponent before disappearing in...
When Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap looks at point guard Kemba Walker he sees the NBA's next coming of Chris Paul.
Sounds like a reach, but that's how much faith Charlotte's rookie coach has in the second-year player out of Connecticut.
Dunlap has repeatedly told Walker ''we're centering our team around you. You're that guy. Now live up to that billing and...
As late night host Jimmy Kimmel moved officially to 11:35 this week, he lined up some big name guests to appear on his new time slot.For the final show of his week, Clippers forward Blake Griffin and Chris Paul stopped by to talk about the ongoing NBA season.One of the highlights of the interview was Kimmel showing off some of the sleep prank photos taken on the team plane:
While their franchise-record winning streak came to an end earlier this month, the Los Angeles Clippers are hoping to keep another impressive run going a little longer.
The Clippers will try to extend their franchise-record home winning streak to 13 on Wednesday night when they host the struggling Dallas Mavericks.
Los Angeles (27-8), which owns the NBA's best record by a half...