Found December 25, 2011 on
As long as guard Kobe Bryant has two 7-footers in the starting lineup, the Lakers will be tough to knock off.
The Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, and Chris Paul of the Clippers provide wattage to L.A. star power.
BEST OF MAXIM
An 11 point fourth quarter lead slipped away. It had been whittled down to one when Kobe Bryant took an inbound pass too close to half court and was trapped. It was a beautiful trap. The half court line and out of bounds line became defenders that had Bryant surrounded by four walls. He was starting to feel off balance, so he jumped, and passed it.
Right to Luol Deng. ...
In one short burst of offensive shot making, Chris Paul proved what his value to the Los Angeles Clippers will be this season.
Three shots, three baskets. Game over.
It wasn't just Paul who ensured LA's season-opening 105-86 road victory over the Golden State Warriors on Christmas Day, but it was Paul who made sure the Clippers wouldn't let this one get away.
The Lakers, who are 5-8 on Christmas Day games since Kobe Bryant entered the NBA, take on the Chicago Bulls at 2 p.m. at Staples Center.
They blow a late lead and Derrick Rose's floater beats them, 88-87, in opener. Kobe Bryant scores 28 points, but he commits eight turnovers and his final shot is blocked.Somewhat happy holidays?
The lockout is over. Training camps are finished. Chris Paul finally got traded.
Now it's time to play some games that count. The NBA looks to put a trying offseason behind Sunday when the season opens with five marquee games.
Players, coaches and league officials hope attention will now shift to the court, helping fans forget the labor dispute that resulted in a shortened...
Prize acquisition Chris Paul had 20 points and nine assists in his much-anticipated Clippers debut, Blake Griffin added 22 points and seven rebounds and Los Angeles beat the Golden State Warriors 105-86 on Sunday night to spoil Mark Jackson's opener as a first-time coach.
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Prize acquisition Chris Paul had 20 points and nine assists in his much-anticipated Clippers debut, Blake Griffin added 22 points and seven rebounds and Los Angeles beat the Golden State Warriors 105-86 on Sunday night to spoil Mark Jackson's opener as a first-time coach. Monta Ellis had 15 points and eight assists after his grandmother's death earlier in the day in Mississippi...
Basketball teams don't fulfill or debunk expectations in one game, but it's impossible to have watched the Los Angeles Clippers' 105-86 win over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night without having come out of the experience somewhat disappointed. After a few weeks of Heatesque hype and two very impressive preseason games against the crosstown Lakers, the assumption...
Quick, who was the first Los Angeles Clipper to appear on the Tonight Show? Give up? It happens to be recent signing Chris Paul.Last night, he stopped by to chat with Jay about the upcoming NBA season, nap patterns, and being in Los Angeles:21112231912 by YardieGoals(Courtesy of Opposing Views)