Found January 12, 2012 on True Hoop Blog:
Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Blake Griffin and the Clippers are still sizing up their prospects in the West. LOS ANGELES -- For all the fanfare that arrived with the acquisition of Chris Paul and the incorporation of Lob City into Los Angeles, nobody has a handle on where the team should set the benchmark for the season. Would a conference semifinals berth represent success or a buzzkill? If this team is a contender, as some have suggested, does that mean anything short of a competitive showing in a conference finals would be disappointment?

Video: Blake Griffin's alley-oop vs. the Heat

The first quarter featured three Blake Griffin dunks, but none was more pretty than his put down of a Chris Paul lob pass.  Griffin caught the lob and jumped over the back of Miami Heat’s Mario Chalmers.  Lob City for real. Click here to view the embedded video. video via Get Banged On Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

Clippers look the part in huge win over Heat

LOS ANGELES OK, so maybe it wasn't a signature win. Maybe, like Blake Griffin said, it was just a win. One game in the schedule. Just another opponent in a long, tedious season. But it didn't look that way and it didn't feel that way. Staples Center was jumping, the Los Angeles Clippers were jousting with the Miami Heat, and you wanted to believe this is what the playoffs...

Chis Paul Pen and Ink Portrait

A great portrait of Lob City Mayor Chris Paul aka CP3 by Toronto artist Michael Cho.

Clippers outlast Heat in OT thriller

Chris Paul had 27 points and 11 assists as the Los Angeles Clippers rallied to beat Miami 95-89 in overtime Wednesday night, dealing the Heat a second straight extra-time loss. Blake Griffin had 20 points and 12 rebounds, Caron Butler added 20 points and Chauncey Billups had 12 for the Clippers, who are now 9-2 against Miami at home since 2001-02. DeAndre Jordan had 11 rebounds...

Clippers rally, deal Heat 2nd straight OT loss

Chris Paul had 27 points and 11 assists and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied to beat Miami 95-89 in overtime Wednesday night, dealing the Heat a second straight extra-time loss.

Clippers earn respect with win over Heat

Chris Paul and the resurgent Clippers KO'd the Heat 95-89 in overtime. The time has come when LeBron James and Co. can lose to the Clippers and feel OK about it, writes Lee Jenkins.

CP3's star shines brighter than LeBron's

LOS ANGELES Two of the most intriguing questions in the NBA this season inched closer toward clarity Wednesday night in the Los Angeles Clippers 95-89 overtime win against the Miami Heat.Question one: Is LeBron James and by extension his team still plagued with an ability to cough away close games when the pressure mounts and the klieg lights grow brighter?Wednesdays dose of clarity...

Lob City Beat Miami Trice

In a much anticipated affair, the Los Angeles Clippers hosted the Miami Heat on Wednesday night. The game lived up to the hype. In an overtime battle, the Clippers escaped with a 95-89 victory. Chris Paul, who was traded to the Clippers in the offseason, had perhaps his best game of the season: 27 points, 11 assists, six rebounds and three blocks. Blake Griffin added 20 points and...

Clippers vs. Trail Blazers Preview | Handicapping | Betting Odds Jan. 10

Jason Green weighs in with his L.A. Clippers vs. Portland Trailblazers Tuesday NBA basketball Preview and a free nba prediction to boot. NBA odds favor the Blazers by 5. Jason points out the The backcourt of the Blazers also have to play good D on Chris Paul . Raymond Felton, Gerald Wallace, LaMarcus Aldridge, will look to keep this early season good play run going.
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