DeAndre Jordan skies for monster alley-oop dunk against Hornets

Since the Los Angeles Clippers are known as Lob City, it shouldn’t surprising when they pull off an impressive alley-oop dunk. During tonight’s preseason match-up with the Charlotte Hornets in China, DeAndre Jordan took a beautiful alley-oop pass from Pablo Prigioni and soared for a huge dunk: Lob City, everybody! *** DeAndre Jordan alley-oop dunk [Rob Perez] Jordan image courtesy...
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Denver Nuggets: A year for learning

The Denver Nuggets will enter the 2015 NBA season with hope, a feeling that will need to last them all season and into the next, because all they can hope for this year is to win more than 30 games. The off-season of the Nuggets has been stagnant, but can be thought successful solely based on nabbing Emmanuel Mudiay in the draft. The rookie will be thrown into the starting lineup...
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Ty Lawson Believes He Could Be Difference-Maker Against Curry, Warriors

Ty Lawson believes he could make a big difference for the Houston Rockets if they play the Golden State Warriors again in the playoffs. “Steph Curry needed someone to go back at him,” Lawson told Yahoo Sports. “I thought Steph was just chillin’ on defense – and then going crazy on offense. He looked like he was just putting shots up and not working so much on the defensive...
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Clippers holding training camp at UC Irvine

No more Las Vegas. It's a new location for Clippers training camp.From Melissa Rohlin of the Los Angeles Times:The Clippers will use the time to mend and learn a relatively new roster that includes offseason acquisitions Lance Stephenson, Josh Smith, Cole Aldrich, Paul Pierce, Pablo Prigioni, Wes Johnson, Chuck Hayes and Branden Dawson. If their big flaw last year was their lack...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jamal Crawford looking like odd man out for Clippers

The Clippers may be deep, but with depth comes over-saturation. Is that a problem for one of the best benches in the league? The Clips brought in Pablo Prigioni, Lance Stephenson, Wes Johnson, Josh Smith and Cole Aldrich this offseason while also retaining Austin Rivers in the free agency mark. Naturally, that leads to the question: What the heck is going to happen to Jamal Crawford...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Clippers sign Argentine veteran guard Pablo Prigioni

LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Clippers signed guard Pablo Prigioni on Thursday. Prigioni agreed to the deal in principle two weeks ago with the Clippers, who signed the Argentine veteran for the veteran's minimum of $981,000. The 38-year-old Prigioni averaged 4.1 points, 1.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists last season for the New York Knicks and the Houston Rockets. He signed with the Knicks...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

LA Clippers sign Argentine veteran Pablo Prigioni

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Clippers signed guard Pablo Prigioni on Thursday. Prigioni agreed to the deal in principle two weeks ago with the Clippers, who signed the Argentine veteran for the veteran's minimum of $981,000. The 38-year-old Prigioni averaged 4.1 points, 1.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists last season for the New York Knicks and the Houston Rockets. He signed with the...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Prigioni Lands In L.A

The Los Angeles Clippers have officially signed former Knicks guard Pablo Prigioni. Prigioni, who is 38, started his NBA playing career with the Knicks in 2012 and has played in 211 career games with New York and Houston. He averaged 3.8 points, 1.9 rebounds and 3 assists in his mere seventeen minutes a game.  He has played against the best in the league prior to joining the NBA...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Pablo Prigioni agrees to deal with Clippers

Pablo Prigioni and the Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to terms on a deal. Prigioni cleared waivers on Wednesday following his trade to the Denver Nuggets in the Ty Lawson deal.  Nearly three hours after clearing waivers reports broke that Prigioni had agreed to a deal with the Clippers.  He is set to make the veteran minimum with the Clippers. Free agent guard Pablo Prigioni...
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July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Pablo Prigioni Agrees To Deal With Clippers

Free agent Pablo Prigioni has reached agreement on a contract with the Los Angeles Clippers, a league source told RealGM. After the Houston Rockets sent Prigioni to the Denver Nuggets in the Ty Lawson trade, the 38-year-old veteran point guard cleared waivers on Wednesday. Prigioni then committed to a deal with the Clippers. Prigioni has established himself as a reliable lead guard...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Pablo Prigioni Waived By Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets have waived Pablo Prigioni. Prigioni was acquired by the Nuggets in the Ty Lawson trade from the Houston Rockets. Prigioni joined the Rockets midseason in a trade with the New York Knicks.
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Selling Ty Lawson for less than pennies on the dollar

Mug Shots Don't HelpTonight, Houston traded four guys that aren't going to play any meaningful NBA minutes (Kostas Papanikolaou, Pablo Prigioni, Joey Dorsey, Nick Johnson), a protected 2016 first round pick (um, drafting where they will draft, not likely to be a real NBA player either) and a future second rounder (even less likely)... to the Nuggets for troubled but talented point...
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Houston Rockets: Ty Lawson Trade Grade

(March 10, 2015 – Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America) By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content at Hoopstuff… Rockets Receive: Ty Lawson, future 2nd round pick Rockets Trade: Kostas Papanikolaou, Pablo Prigioni, Nick Johnson, Joey Dorsey, 1st round pick The Houston Rockets have been searching for that third superstar to put next to James Harden and Dwight Howard...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Cheap Point Guard Options

(Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… As the Rockets head into the 2015 offseason, they find themselves with one major hole in their rotation: a quality point guard. With Patrick Beverley and Pablo Prigioni both testing free agency this summer, Houston is likely to explore multiple routes in attempts to find a relatively...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The Cavaliers wanted Pablo Prigioni at the trade deadline

Pablo Prigioni was surprisingly a legitimate contributor for the Houston Rockets during their run to the Western Conference finals. After Patrick Beverley went down with a season-ending hand injury, Prigioni, who the team acquired at the trade deadline, was an amazing insurance policy. But they nearly missed out on him, because the Cleveland Cavaliers (who face a point guard injury...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs attempted to acquire Pablo Prigioni at trade deadline

The Legend of Matthew Dellavedova continues to live on through the NBA Finals, but this doesn’t mean that the Cleveland Cavaliers did not try to upgrade the backup point guard spot in February. We heard about players like Steve Nash being on the phones with the Cavs, but according to The New York Post’s Mark Berman, there was another guard on David Griffin’s radar in Pablo...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Pursued Trade For Pablo Prigioni At Deadline

The Cleveland Cavaliers pursued a trade for Pablo Prigioni at the February trade deadline. The New York Knicks eventually traded Prigioni to the Houston Rockets for Alexey Shved and two second round picks. Prigioni would have given the Cavaliers more depth at point guard.
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Slowing Rockets’ James Harden Key for Warriors Success in Western Conference Finals

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) and guard Pablo Prigioni (9) react to a Harden 3-pointer against the Los Angeles Clippers during Game 2 in a second-round NBA basketball playoff series Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Houston. The Rockets won 115-109. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, James Nielsen) It doesn’t take long to notice James Harden on the court, not only because of his...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pablo Prigioni's heroics didn't surprise Daryl Morey

We typically expect All-Stars to show up when the lights shine bright, and in Game 7 that's exactly what the Houston Rockets got from Dwight Howard and James Harden. Both performed up to their typical standards of excellence.But Houston would've had a much harder time winning the game and advancing to the Western Conference Finals if role players didn't step up and play above expectations...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Terry and Pablo Prigioni are the veteran leaders Houston needed

Rockets guards Jason Terry and Pablo Prigioni aren't two ultra athletic floor generals who can score at will, penetrate into the paint and create shots for others. But their value in Houston remains immeasurably high. Here's what Terry told the Houston Chronicle's Jenny Dial Creech about how important veteran leadership can be on a somewhat inexperienced championship contender:“A...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Pablo Prigioni is still happy to be in Houston

When the Houston Rockets acquired Pablo Prigioni from the New York Knicks at the trade deadline, they did so with no intention of having him play meaningful minutes in the postseason.But then Patrick Beverley went down with a season-ending injury, and Prigioni was forced into the spotlight. The 37-year-old (who turns 38 on May 17) now finds himself in the thick of a championship...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Here's a closer look at Houston's supporting cast

Rockets fans know the team's various role players inside and out, but here's an introduction for those who're unfamiliar. From Trevor Ariza to Josh Smith to Pablo Prigioni to Jason Terry, here's a look (courtesy of the Houston Chronicle) at several guys who do a fantastic job supplementing Houston's two superstars: James Harden and Dwight Howard. Below, the spotlight shines on Ariza...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Rockets Guard Patrick Beverley Out for the Season

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley will miss the rest of the season and the playoffs after opting for surgery to repair ligament damage in his left wrist. Rockets guard Pat Beverley has opted for surgery to repair ligaments in left wrist, source said. Will miss the remaining of season, playoffs — Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) March 30, 2015 Beverley suffered the injury...
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James Harden's 24 points help Rockets beat Wizards 99-91

WASHINGTON (AP) One game after clinching a playoff berth, the Rockets delayed the Wizards' bid to secure their own spot, beating Washington 99-91 Sunday behind James Harden's 24 points. Houston entered the day third in the Western Conference, a half-game behind No. 2 Memphis. Washington is fifth in the East and still had a chance to end Sunday with a guaranteed place in the postseason...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: McDaniels-Prigioni Trade Grades

(Source: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images North America) Houston Rockets: McDaniels-Prigioni Trade Grades By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… Rockets Receive: KJ McDaniels from Philadelphia, Pablo Prigioni from New York Rockets Trade: Isaiah Caanan and a 2nd to Philadelphia, Two 2nd Rounders to New York I thought KJ McDaniels was going to be a first round pick this...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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