Found April 04, 2013 on
Beyond The Buzzer:
There is ongoing tension and bickering among some of the Clippers starters as well as between DeAndre Jordan and head coach Vinny Del Negro despite the team’s franchise-best 50 win season and counting.
According to the Los Angeles Times:
Jordan wants nothing to do with Coach Vinny Del Negro because he blames Del Negro for burying him on the bench… he [believes he] would be more productive if allowed to play more.
The other night in Sacramento, Griffin and Jordan exchanged words on the bench. Griffin told Jordan he best never again stare him down as he did when Griffin failed to give Jordan a good pass for a dunk.
Everyone else was left to sit there while waiting for the kids to stop bickering.
The pair have also grown tired of Chris Paul’s voice, which is understandable at times.
Paul, very much like Kobe Bryant — who has turned off Dwight Howard with his out-of-this-world standards — is relentless. He never shuts up. And Jordan and Griffin have become weary of him.
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