Found April 10, 2012 on
The Los Angeles Clippers have been awful forever. Now they have the fourth best record in the Western Conference though. As a result of the winning culture they've created in two months however, fourth best isn't enough for them I guess. Reports are seemingly everywhere that they're coach should maybe lose his job because he's maybe lost the locker room. When asked about all that on Monday, Vinny Del Negro called those reports ridiculous.
This according to the USA TODAY:
"Ridiculous," Del Negro told USA TODAY Sports of reports that he'd lost his locker room.
"Everyone goes through rough patches," he continued. "Teams are losing games. The Western Conference is very difficult. You're dealing with a lot of things with this season, a whole new team. People that (coach) understand how difficult it is. If you haven't gone through it, you don't know."
"You have to have chemistry (and) rhythm guys accepting their role...
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OKLAHOMA CITY As the clock wound down, Chris Paul bounced the ball up and down, staring face-to-face with one of the league's best defenders, Thabo Sefalosha, and assessing his options. Then, as the moment of decision neared, Kendrick Perkins, the fearsome center, jumped out to help hem him in.
No matter. Paul split them and cut toward the lane, which prompted Russell Westbrook...
HE'S HUMAN AFTER ALL
Blake Griffin has had a very solid season this year for the young Los Angeles Clippers. Instead of showing another monster dunk by Blake, we have instead presented you with 7 questionable plays by the jumping phenom. The clips are in no particular order but they do highlight some of the lighter side of Blake.
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We have seen Blake Griffin give defenders nightmares in the form of posters time after time this year and Serge Ibaka is now the latest victim. Blake Griffin took flight when the Clippers took on the Thunder on Wednesday night and he wasn’t about to let Serge Ibaka stand in his way. To be technically correct Ibaka did stand in Blake’s way, but it didn’t matter as Blake...
For the first 17 games this season, Eric Bledsoe had to watch his teammates do all the spectacular things on the court from the bench.
Even when he returned from offseason knee surgery, his minutes were scarce and he struggled to find his way. But after another solid performance in the Clippers' 109-94 win over Sacramento on Saturday, it's safe to say Bledsoe's settled...
Just when you thought that you had seen Clippers star Blake Griffin pull off every dunk imaginable, he decides to show you another impressive offering. Check out this poster dunk on Thunder forward Serge Ibaka:
Clippers meet their rebounding match in Memphis
Of all the teams in the NBA, the Memphis Grizzlies might be as well equipped to keep the Clippers below the rim.
Monday in Memphis, the Grizzlies limited the Clippers' chances at the basket in the half court and dominated the offensive glass on crucial possessions.
"They are one of the best rebounding teams in the league...
MEMPHIS As the Clippers iced their knees, showered, dressed and got ready to head out of town, the story of their 94-85 loss to Memphis was written on the dry erase board.
48 rebounds to 36
15 offensive rebounds
50 percent FG
Asked to translate the numbers, Clippers forward Blake Griffin did not need many words.
"We got outworked," Griffin said. "That...
Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin added to his collection of monster dunks Wednesday night by posterizing Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka.
It happened in the third quarter as Griffin received a pass in the lane from teammate Chris Paul, jumped up and threw it down over Ibaka with his right hand.
Griffin scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in the Clippers...
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Chris Paul scored 31 points, including the game-winning shot on a layup with 8.8 seconds left, lifting the Los Angeles Clippers to a 100-98 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night that kept them in position for home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs.
Paul got past Thunder defensive specialist Thabo Sefolosha and squeezed the ball onto the rim past...
Martin admitted to TMZ what everyone around the league knows: LeBron has a hairline fracture in his forehead!
LEBRON JAMES is having an MVP season with the Miami Heat and looking to quell accusations that he disappears during fourth quarters. But around the NBA, that isn’t the only thing that is a part of Bron Bron’s vanishing act. Clippers big man KENYON MARTIN admitted as...
Following a maddening (or more levels than one) loss against the Clippers Thursday night, DeMarcus Cousins had some inflammatory post-game remarks about Blake Griffin, who notably feigned an injury to draw Cousins’ fifth foul of the game.
“I guess the wind from my hand hit him in the eye,” Cousins, who failed to record significant minutes because of foul trouble, told reporters...
Blake Ahearn averaged 23.8 points, 5.1 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 37.5 minutes in the D-League.
Chris Paul drove for the decisive layup with 8.8 seconds left to cap a 31-point effort as the visiting Los Angeles Clippers stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-98. Blake Griffin had 16 points and 12 rebounds as the Clippers remained 1 1/2 games behind the Los Angeles Lakers in the Pacific Division race. Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant scored 22 points but had his 3-point attempt...
TMZ recently caught up with Clippers forward, Kenyon Martin, while shopping on an off day. The topic of conversation naturally turned to one of the best players in the NBA, LeBron James. But it wasn’t LeBron’s 26.8 PPG, 8 RPG, and 6.4 APG averages TMZ was asking about…it was his ever receding hairline. The interviewer asked [...]