Found March 27, 2013 on
O.J. Mayo made an incredible drive down the base line to tie the game with the Clippers and 0.6 seconds left. It seemed like the game was all wrapped up and Dallas would live to fight five more minutes and close within one game of the eighth spot in the Playoffs.
Then Matt Barnes lobbed a Hail Mary baseball pass to Blake Griffin, in the paint one-on-one with Dirk Nowitzki. Griffin was able to get the ball turn around and flip a shot seemingly over his head into the basket for the win.
Except it wasn't for the win. Dirk Nowitzki sold a push and the refs bought it. Was it an offensive foul on Blake Griffin? You be the judge:
Griffin said after the game he did not think he pushed off that much. And certainly some pushing and jockeying is expected in a late-game play like this one. Is it worth calling though this late in the game?
Undoubtedly, flopping has been a major issue facing the NBA. The league has tried to take steps to combat it by warning and fining ...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Lamar Odom returned to Dallas for the first time since his disastrous tenure and mutual agreement to part ways with the Mavericks last season. Upon checking into the game, Odom received thunderous boos from the crowd, which returned every time he touched the ball. To the delight of Dallas fans, Odom turned the ball over on his first offensive possession sparking cheers from the...
The Clippers announced Thursday that they’ve signed guard, Maalik Wayns, for the remainder of the season. Wayns has averaged 3.7 points and 2.3 assists (9.3 minutes) in three games with the team this season.
According to Los Angeles Clippers:
The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that they have signed guard Maalik Wayns for the remainder of the season.
photo via @jada_ap
Jada Paul, Chris Paul’s wife, was on Instagram straight flexin’ recently, showing off her husband’s ridiculously massive sneaker collection, and it’s a sneakerhead’s dream. CP3′s wall to wall collection is so large, a customized walk-in closet was insufficient. Instead, Paul transformed an entire bedroom in the couple’s home into the ultimate...
During Tuesday's Mavericks-Clippers game, veteran announcer Dick Stockton had a pretty egregious announcing flub that he covered up pretty quickly. In the third quarter, Mike James of the Mavericks hoisted up a three that bounced off the front of the rim and into the arms of Blake Griffin. Stockton called the shot like it was a made three, and it took a second for him to realize...
Chris Paul’s wife provided this picture on her Instagram of just a portion of his shoe stock which is so huge that they needed an entire bedroom to make all those Jordans fit. I think Paul has more shoes right now than I’ve had in my entire life.
In a close game, the Clippers found themselves down by 3 last night in overtime to the Dallas Mavericks. An offensive possession finds the ball in Matt Barnes hands at the top of the key for a wide open 3-pointer. Barnes shoots 34% from 3 on the season, so many would conclude that that was a good shot and had a decent chance to tie the game.
Unfortunately, the shot wasn’t...
Chris Paul turned a bedroom of his house into a museum specifically for his shoes, and it is glorious.
Matt Barnes will likely want to forget this possession from Wednesday night ASAP. With under 25 seconds to play in OT against the Dallas Mavericks and down 103-100, Barnes got the ball at the top of the arc, launched an uncontested three point shot and caught air. The Mavericks went on to beat the Clippers 109-102.
Lamar Odom had the worst season of his career with the Dallas Mavericks last year. When the Mavericks acquired the 12-year veteran, they thought they would be getting the same type of role player the Los Angeles Lakers had during the seven years prior. That did not happen, and Odom’s only season in Dallas ended with the team paying him to not be on the roster.
As you might expect...
Lamar Odom received a roar of boos every time he touched the ball in his return to Dallas Tuesday, and though he says he’d apologize to Mark Cuban for the way things ended last season, he feels no guilt about his early departure from the team.
According to Tim MacMahon, ESPN Dallas:
“Guilty? No, no, no,” Odom said when asked if he felt guilt about the way his season in Dallas...
The last time the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Hornets on the road, they weren't even located in New Orleans.
The suddenly surging Hornets would like to keep it that way.
After opening a four-game trip with another road defeat, the Clippers look to avoid a 10th straight road loss to the Hornets on Wednesday night.
Los Angeles (48-23) hasn't managed to beat the Hornets...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Blake Griffin scored 19 points, Chris Paul added 16 points and nine assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the New Orleans Hornets 105-91 on Wednesday night.
Caron Butler and Jamal Crawford each scored 13 for the Clippers, who were playing one night after falling in overtime at Dallas. Chauncey Billups briefly returned from a right groin strain to score 11...