Found November 07, 2012 on
Tonight the San Antonio Spurs (4-0) will face the Los Angeles Clippers (2-2) in a Western Conference showdown in Los Angeles. And with the Spurs looking to win five games in a row, the marquee matchup will be Tim Duncan versus Blake Griffin.
The two have matched up six times in the regular season with TD winning four and Griffin winning two. Head-to-head, Blake averages 20.7 points, 2.3 assists, 11.2 rebounds, and shoots 51.5% versus Duncan. TD averages 11 points, 1.8 assists, 7.8 rebounds and shoots 43.3% versus Griffin.
But as the rising forward meets the established veteran tonight, Duncan is showing age is nothing but a number this season averaging 19.3 points and 10.3 rebounds while Griffin is averaging 16.3 points and eight rebounds this season.
ESPN took a look at TD's early season production and spoke on what Griffin can learn from "The Big Fundamental."
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin reportedly has a ruptured bursa sac in his right elbow, but the ailment won't keep him out of action. According to the Orange County Register, Griffin said the problem has occurred in the past, but "never this bad." Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro told ESPNLosAngeles.com that Griffin also is battling through a neck strain...
For those of you who got to stay up late to watch the Los Angeles Clippers face the San Antonio Spurs, you probably already saw these two awesome alley-oop jams from Blake Griffin.
If you haven't, please enjoy these clips of Griffin flying to catch Matt Barnes passes:
Blake Griffin and the Clippers were eliminated in the Western Conference Semifinals last season by the Spurs.
Blake Griffin has a burst bursa sac in his right elbow and a strained neck. The burst bursa sac is nothing new. Griffin has dealt with this type of injury during the past two seasons, but he says this time it's more painful. The injury has his coach concerned.According to Arash Markazi of ESPN Los Angeles, Clippers coach Vinnie Del Negro is concerned about Griffin'...
There’s now video for the photos from the commercial shoot that Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan filmed last month. The Spurs big three star in three humorous advertisements promoting products from H-E-B Supermarket.
The first features the Spurs try H-E-B’s new M1 Products. From the Deep Scrub Body Bar to the Two-in-One Body Wash we saw impressive results.
The Los Angeles Clippers played with a chip on their shoulder, coming out amped up at the prospect of exacting a little revenge on the San Antonio Spurs.
Led by high-flying dunkmeisters DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin, the Clippers rolled to a 106-84 victory on Wednesday night, handing the Spurs their first loss of the season.
''We still remember what they did to us a...
Not only is it a brand new season for the San Antonio Spurs, it also means a brand new collection of HEB commercials from the Spurs' "Big 3" of Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker.
From the trio working out and giving their muscles the corniest of nicknames to laundry day, these commercials always bring the laughs.
Check out three of the latest commercials...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin each had double-digit points and rebounds while leading a dunkfest Wednesday night in the Los Angeles Clippers' 106-84 victory over the San Antonio Spurs, who lost for the first time this season.
Griffin had 22 points and 10 rebounds and Jordan had 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead six players who scored in double figures...
SAN ANTONIO -- The San Antonio Spurs never in their history started a season 4-0. Not in the George Gervin era. Not in the David Robinson era. Tim Duncan reached that figure Monday, and the Spurs celebrated the Big 4-0 in an appropriate manner. Duncan had 14 points and 11 rebounds to lead San Antonio to a 101-79 win over the Indiana Pacers at the AT&T Center. The victory...
The San Antonio Spurs have revolved around their Big 3 of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili for what seems like forever. The role players have come and gone, but the core stays intact. How is this possible?
All three of them have had the chances to go elsewhere, make more money, help a new team win, but they’ve always stayed in San Antonio.
One word: sacrifice....
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The Portland Trail Blazers have made it through their first five games of the season, and while the results weren’t always what we wanted to see, the team remained competitive in each and every contest early in the year.
The team now enters its second five-game stretch with a record of 2-3, and while the first of the bunch will be as tough as they come, the schedule...
Tony Parker, Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili each have signed contracts with the Spurs for less than they would likely receive on the open market.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The San Antonio Spurs have won four NBA championships, made 32 playoff appearances and captured 18 division titles in their 40-year history.
Yet for all their success, they had never opened a season with four straight victories.
Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and the Spurs finally did so Monday night, rolling past the Indiana Pacers 101-79 to remain unbeaten.
Saturday night after the Clippers faced off against the Golden State Warriors, the close knit team headed over to Lure in Hollywood for the CP3 VI launch event. The Clippers currently have two high profile Jordan brand athletes in Paul and his teammate, Blake Griffin. DeAndre Jordan, Caron Butler, Lamar Odom and more were on hand for the festivities.