Paul returns to Clippers' lineup after left thumb injury

LOS ANGELES (AP) Chris Paul is back in the Los Angeles Clippers' lineup after missing five weeks with a torn ligament in his left thumb. The star point guard was set to play Friday night against the San Antonio Spurs, the second-place team in the West. Paul had been out since Jan. 16 after injuring his thumb and having surgery two days later. He returned slightly ahead of the...
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Doc Rivers: Chris Paul ‘iffy’ to return Friday against Spurs

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers says Chris Paul is “iffy” to make his return to the court for Friday’s game against the San Antonio Spurs.Paul has missed the Clippers’ last 14 games after undergoing surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb. The point guard last played in a Jan. 16 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. While Paul has been medically...
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Draymond loses it, but Warriors rally from 18 down to beat Clippers for 10th straight time

Thursday night's Warriors-Clippers game had all the intensity of a Game 7, even though LA still looks incapable of reaching one.With Chris Paul still sidelined, Austin Rivers led the Clips to an 18-point first-half lead. But the Warriors warmed up Oracle Arena with a season-high 50-point third quarter, capped by a crazy Stephen Curry buzzer-beater. The Warriors rallied to a 123-113...
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1 day ago

Chris Paul cleared by doctors, could play Thursday

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chris Paul has been cleared by doctors and could be back in the Los Angeles Clippers' lineup on Thursday at Golden State. Coach Doc Rivers said Wednesday that Paul "looked great" in practice a day earlier and the only remaining hurdle is how comfortable he feels after another practice. "Overall, he was pretty aggressive," Rivers said of Paul's first practice in...
Via Associated Press
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Rivers: Paul medically cleared to play, could return Thursday

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul must have eaten some magic healing beans over the All-Star break.Speaking with the media on Wednesday, Clippers head coach Doc Rivers said that Paul has been medically cleared to play and could even make his return as soon as Thursday against the Golden State Warriors, per Jovan Buha of ESPN. The 31-year-old Paul has missed the last 13...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers intent on keeping both Blake Griffin, Chris Paul

The Los Angeles Clippers have no interest in moving superstars in advance of Thursday’s NBA trade deadline. In fact, they reportedly already have set plans to retain the services of their two best players for years to come.In a roundup he compiled of big-name players with expiring contracts, Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders reported that neither Blake Griffin nor Chris Paul will...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 storylines for the second half of the NBA season

Now that the All-Star Game is a thing of the past, NBA teams are looking forward to the unofficial start of the second half. It will begin with the trade deadline this week, which will surely impact how the playoff race plays out moving forward.But there’s a whole heck of a lot more to look at when checking in on the top storylines for the second half of the NBA season.Will the...
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Report: Charles Oakley backing off expectations of James Dolan

Charles Oakley reportedly has had a change of heart concerning what he expects out of the New York Knicks organization and owner James Dolan to make peace.A person close to Oakley believes the former Knicks star doesn't necessarily need a public apology from Dolan, according to a New York Post report. Instead, Oakley only hopes the Knicks will issue a statement of apology to him...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: DeMarcus Cousins explores sign language

The new Collective Bargaining Agreement includes a provision that creates a hotline, where players can call to complain about the work of NBA referees. They can critique foul calls, deliver apologies, and speak their minds about the officials however they see fit. It’s like the phone lines your congressman has for their constituents, though the messages are about hand-checks, not...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Paul to miss 6-8 weeks with torn thumb ligament

The injury bug has bitten the Los Angeles Clippers once again. The Clippers announced on Tuesday that nine-time All-Star point guard Chris Paul has a torn ligament in his left thumb and will undergo surgery on Wednesday. He is expected to miss roughly six-to-eight weeks of action. Chris Paul will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and is...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

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