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Spencer Hawes, Clippers agree to four-year deal

The Los Angeles Clippers were a very good team last season, and came into the offseason looking to make a move or two to shore up their roster to make an even deeper run in the playoffs next season. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Clippers have agreed to a four-year, $23 million deal with big man Spencer Hawes. Hawes split last season with the...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers and Nets talking Pierce sign and trade?

According to probasketballtalk.com's Kurt Helin, the Clippers and Nets have had preliminary talks regarding a sign and trade that would reunite Doc Rivers and Paul Pierce.Ramona Shelburne and Ohm Youngmisuk report from ESPN:And while the Clippers could simply sign Pierce as a free agent using their midlevel exception at $5.3 million, they are interested in pursuing sign and trade...
Via Celtics Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers have interest in Paul Pierce and Spencer Hawes

The Clippers are interested in signing Paul Pierce and Spencer Hawes.  This could really help out the Clippers considering they don’t really have any talent there besides Danny Granger and Matt Barnes.  Neither of these guys are getting it done for them so thats why they are trying to go somewhere else with the small forward position. Pierce is not young but still has some fuel...
Via TopSportsReport
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers in the mix for Paul Pierce

The Los Angeles Clippers were one of the best teams in the Western Conference last season, and they are a move or two away from competing to represent the conference in the NBA Finals. According to Dan Wolke of the Orange County Register, the Clippers are very much in the mix to sign veteran free agent Paul Pierce this offseason. Pierce has had a great relationship with Doc Rivers...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers consider Griffin ‘untouchable’ in any trade

According to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, the Los Angeles Clippers are interested in pursuing LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, despite a lack of cap space, but forward Blake Griffin is “untouchable” in any trade. The Los Angeles Clippers have strong interest in pursuing LeBron James and Carmelo Anthonyif they can clear the requisite salary cap space to make a maximum-level...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Ballmer to buy Clippers for $2 billion

Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has submitted a winning bid of $2 billion to buy the Los Angles Clippers, reports the Los Angeles Times. According to the Times, Ballmer’s bid beat out Tony Ressler and Bruce Karsh ($1.2 billion) and a group that included David Geffen and executives from the Guggenheim Group ($1.6 billion). The $2 billion sale price would be the...
Via Sports-Glory
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Donald Sterling to allow wife Shelly to negotiate Clippers sale

Los Angeles Clippers disgraced owner Donald Sterling has agreed to let his estranged wife, Shelly, negotiate the terms of a sale of the organization, reports ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. Donald Sterling has agreed to allow his wife Shelly to negotiate a forced sale of the Clippers, source tells ESPN. — Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) May 23, 2014 According to Shelburne, Shelly...
Via Sports-Glory
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

LAC-OKC game 5 microcosm of inconsistent officiating

Matt Barnes clearly hits Reggie Jackson on the arm while Jackson clearly touches the ball last. However, apparentlyTony Brothers did not see this.(photo credit Robert Martinez getty images) I do not want this piece to be seen as a me complaining about my Los Angeles Clippers getting robbed last night in Oklahoma City. Chris Paul played terribly down the stretch and basically choked...
Via isportsweb.com
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes Criticizes Refs on Instagram After Game 5 Loss

Depending on which team you prefer, the closing moments of Game 5 between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers were memorable for different reasons. Despite trailing by 13 points with under four minutes remaining, and by 7 with under 50 seconds left, the Thunder stormed back to steal the game from the Clippers. The win has not come without controversy. After a Thunder...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers: Clippers got ‘robbed’

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers had some harsh words after a 105-104 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night. Rivers was furious that the ball was rewarded to the Thunder with 11.3 seconds left and the Clippers up 104-102 following an instant replay review after a Chris Paul turnover that led to Thunder guard Reggie Jackson driving to the rim and being stopped by...
Via Sports-Glory
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes Is Probably Going To Be Fined For Instagram Saying Refs Screwed The Clippers

Whether it went off Reggie Jackson’s or Matt Barnes’ hands really isn’t a question anymore–it’s clear that after reviewing the below play–the refs blew the call and it should have been the Los Angeles Clippers’ ball. After the game, Barnes took to Instagram to post a pic of the play and let people know he thinks the […] The post Matt Barnes Is Probably Going To...
Via Diehardsport
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA selects Richard Parsons as Clippers’ interim CEO

The NBA announced Friday that they have selected former Citigroup and Time Warner CEO Richard Parsons to serve as the interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers. Parsons will take over the Clippers business operations while the league continues the process of removing current owner Donald Sterling, who was suspended by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver for life after making racially charged...
Via Sports-Glory
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers owner Donald Sterling banned for life from organization, NBA

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life from the organization and NBA, commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday. Silver confirmed Tuesday that Sterling was the voice in the audio recording. Silver also announced that Sterling has been fined $2.5 million, the max under NBA bylaws, and will try to force the long-time owner to sell the team.   The post...
Via Sports-Glory
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Magic Johnson ‘absolutely interested’ in buying the Clippers

Former NBA star Magic Johnson and the Guggenheim Partners want a chance to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers from Donald Sterling, who purportedly made racist comments on an audio recording, reports Yahoo Sports.   “Magic’s absolutely interested,” one told Yahoo Sports on Sunday night. Magic Johnson and Mark Walter of the Guggenheim Partners, who currently own the Los Angeles...
Via Sports-Glory
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers' Players Considering Bigger Protest For Game 5 On Home Floor

Matt Barnes and Jamal Crawford convinced their Los Angeles Clippers' teammates to symbolically remove their warm-up jackets as they took the court and throw them at midcourt to prepare for the game in their shooting shirts put on inside out, according to sources. The gesture was a silent protest for the racial comments attributed to Clippers' owner Donald Sterling. The players...
Via RealGM
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers: Donald Sterling comments a 'distraction'

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers called the Donald Sterling alleged racist remarks “a distraction” as the team tries to take a 3-1 commanding lead in their best-of-seven series against the Golden State Warriors. Doc Rivers says the Clippers will play Golden State in Game 4. Rivers called it “a distraction.” — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) April 26, 2014 Doc Rivers...
Via Sports-Glory
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Paul misses practice, but says he’ll be ready to play in Game 3

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul insists he will be ready for Game 3 in Oakland on Thursday. Paul was held out of of practice for the second straight day Wednesday with a right hamstring injury that has bothered him since Game 1 of their playoff series against the Golden State Warriors. “I’ll be ready, I’m OK,” Paul repeatedly said when asked about the injury...
Via Sports-Glory
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

STYLE: Mike Conley Jr, Amar’e Stoudemire, Matt Barnes, Blake Griffin, Dwight Howard & More

The 2014 NBA playoffs are right around the corner folks, and we can’t wait! I know you guys can’t either. In the meantime we wanted to share with our readers some of the best looks we’ve spotted from your favorite NBA talents this past weekend. Let’s just call this a NBA Playoffs style preview. Check them out below, let us know whose look was your favorite.   Amar’e...
Via More Than Stats
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion gets in Matt Barnes face after being shoved out of bounds

Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes knowns how to be an irritant, and by being able to get into his opponent’s head, he often has the upper hand. It didn’t turn out so well tonight for Barnes. As the Clippers were in Dallas facing the Mavericks, Barnes shoved Shawn Marion out of bounds, and after getting into a face-to-face scuffle was given a technical: *** Shawn Marion...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: LA Clippers' Matt Barnes' Wife Gloria Caught Kissing Her Bodyguard

Reality star Gloria Govan of VH1′s Basketball Wives of LA and wife of Los Angeles Clippers guard Matt Barnes was photoed lip-locking another man. According to Mediatakeout, the gentleman is her bodyguard. Matt and Gloria are still happily married with two little boys, so perhaps there's some trouble in paradise. Take a look at the photo, which was taken a week ago via Instagram...
Via Basketball Bicker
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

5 things: Clippers survive Suns' second-half rally

LOS ANGELES -- As Matt Barnes' 3-pointer went up, Blake Griffin and P.J. Tucker battled for rebounding positioning and tangled arms, falling to the ground in the process. A scuffle ensued, with Tucker striking Griffin in the face with the forearm. Griffin pushed back, both teams rushed to the scene, and the altercation was broken up before any real damage was done (Tucker was...
Via Fox Sports West
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes hoping to remain with Clippers

Former Laker and now Clipper, Matt Barnes wants to stay in "Lob City" and honestly who wouldn't want to? but he is not just enjoying the show from the bench, he is a part of their success.Image by: LWY via Wikimedia CommonsMatt Barnes almost got traded to the New York Knicks in a package deal that would've brought Iman Shumpert to L.A. but at that time, Shumpert...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The strange season of Clippers forward Matt Barnes

It's doubtful that Clippers forward Matt Barnes has had a stranger season than this one. He's been up and down, healthy and hurt, a backup and a starter, hot and cold. At the NBA trade deadline last month, he worried that he might be on his way out of L.A., but Tuesday night, he brought the Clippers back from a deficit to beat the Phoenix Suns. Barnes is a 10-year veteran...
Via Fox Sports West
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers Vanquish The Suns, 104-96

The Clippers went on a wild roller coaster ride in Phoenix, peaking when Matt Barnes lifted the team's spirits with a monster third quarter run and finishing off with a solid stance against a furious Suns run. Basketball is funny sometimes. It's funny how you can go into halftime with your two best players struggling, with your defense ceding numerous extra possessions and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes, Blake Griffin lead Clippers to 5th straight win

PHOENIX (AP) -- Matt Barnes scored 18 of his season-high 28 points in the third quarter and the Los Angeles Clippers won their fifth game in a row, 104-96 over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night. Barnes made 12 of his first 13 shots, scoring 16 points in the first 5:09 of the third quarter. Blake Griffin added 22 points and Darren Collison had 18 for Los Angeles. DeAndre Jordan had...
Via Fox Sports West
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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