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Following a key victory in the fight for home-court advantage, the Los Angeles Clippers control their own destiny in the final week of the regular season.
The Portland Trail Blazers are simply trying to end one of the longest losing streaks in franchise history.
The Clippers hope to take another step toward securing home-court advantage in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs when they host the sinking Blazers on Tuesday night.
Los Angeles (54-26) gained an edge in its potential first-round matchup with Memphis as Chris Paul hit a free throw with 18.3 seconds left to earn a 91-87 road win Saturday.
DeAndre Jordan finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Clippers, winners of five in a row.
Fourth-seeded Los Angeles took three of four from the fifth-place Grizzlies and would own home-court advantage should they finish with the same record. The Clippers are also within striking distance of third-seeded Denver with two games remaining.
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The NBA playoffs are right around the corner and the NBA is releasing their trademark commercials to elevate the hype for the road to a championship.
The newest one features the Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul sitting in the rafters in Staples Center contemplating what adding a Clippers championship banner would mean. Check out the footage below.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Caron Butler scored 18 of his 22 points in the third quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the Portland Trail Blazers 93-77 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.
Blake Griffin added 16 points, DeAndre Jordan had 10 points and nine rebounds, and Chris Paul had 11 assists for the Pacific Division champions, who finished their home schedule with...
After Jamal Crawford’s no-look over-the-shoulder pass, Chauncey Billups took his turn to excite the crowd in the second half of Tuesday’s matchup with the Trail Blazers as he fed Blake Griffin a lefty between-the-legs bounce pass for the one-handed jam:
Chauncey Billups has missed the past eight games with a right groin strain.
Never ones to disappoint, the Clippers provide plenty of highlight reel plays. It was Jamal Crawford’s turn Tuesday night as he opted for a crafty no-look, over-the-shoulder pass to Ryan Hollins for the big time slam. Crawford completed the play with a high-five from Clippers super-fan, Billy Crystal:
Looking for the assist of the Tuesday night in the NBA? We got that for you here at That NBA Lottery Pick.It happened during the Portland Trail Blazers/Los Angeles Clippers game as Clippers guard Jamal Crawford dished a beautiful behind-the-head assist to Ryan Hollins.The play was so impressive that famed-Clippers fan Billy Crystal showed Crawford some love:
Chris Paul is having himself another brilliant year, and thanks to the NBA’s phantom camera we are able to enjoy some of his moves slowed down to a point where it little easier easier for the common man to understand what is actually going on. The Clippers guard led his team to a spot in the Playoffs and from the video you can see why.
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Chris Paul hit a free throw with 18.3 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Clippers edged the Memphis Grizzlies 91-87 Saturday night in a possible preview of a first-round playoff series.
With the win, the Clippers took the season series 3-1 for what could be a crucial tiebreaker giving Los Angeles home-court advantage in the postseason even though the teams now are tied at 54-26....
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Chris Paul hit a free throw with 18.3 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Clippers edged the Memphis Grizzlies 91-87 Saturday night in a possible preview of a first-round playoff series.
With the win, the Clippers took the season series 3-1 for what could be a crucial tiebreaker giving Los Angeles home-court advantage in the postseason even though the teams...
In his weekly Fantasy Roundup, Kevin introduced the 2012-13 First and Second All-NBA Fantasy Teams. This is an extension of that piece and is as originally posted on DimeMag.com. Kevin writes as Dime Magazine’s Fantasy Doctor. For more extensive fantasy basketball advice, click here and follow him on Twitter at @DimeFantasyDoc.
PG – CHRIS PAUL, Los Angeles...