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Blake Griffin Withdraws From Team USA

Clippers four-time NBA All-Star, Blake Griffin, has rescinded from the United States Men’s Basketball roster which competes at the FIBA World Cup Spain 2014. United States, who are FIBA world ranked number one, opens at FIBA World Cup Spain 2014 with a Group C challenge against Finland inside the Bizkaia Arena in Greater Bilbao on August 30. Blake Griffin was selected amongst 19...
Via Overtime
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clippers Chris Paul Contemplating Boycott In Sterling Ownership

Clippers point guard, Chris Paul, has publicly spoken of sitting out of the entire upcoming NBA 2014-15 regular season in boycott if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers when the season commences on October 28. Sterling was banned for life and fined a league constitution maximum of $2.5 million by NBA commissioner, Adam Silver, on April 29. Sterling was also...
Via Overtime
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Chris Paul: Boycott possibility real if Donald Sterling stays

“That’s something me and Doc are both talking about. Something has to happen, and something needs to happen soon — sooner rather than later. We’re all going to talk about it,” Paul said. “We’re all definitely going to talk about it. Doc, Blake [Griffin], DJ[DeAndre Jordan]. It’s unacceptable.” –Clippers guard and NBPA President Chris Paul on the possibility of...
Via Crossover Chronicles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Paul: Boycott possibility real if Donald Sterling stays

“That’s something me and Doc are both talking about. Something has to happen, and something needs to happen soon — sooner rather than later. We’re all going to talk about it,” Paul said. “We’re all definitely going to talk about it. Doc, Blake [Griffin], DJ[DeAndre Jordan]. It’s unacceptable.” –Clippers guard and NBPA President Chris Paul on the possibility of...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Paul Says Sitting Out 14-15 Season A Possibility If Sterling Remains Owner Of Clippers

Closing arguments will take place Monday in the trial which will determine if Shelly Sterling had the legal right to sell the Clippers to Steve Ballmer for $2 Billion. If for some reason, the judge rules in favor of Donald, both Chris Paul and Doc Rivers have discussed sitting out games/the season, should the matter not be resolved. “That’s something me and Doc are both talking...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Paul Thinks Clips Boycott Is Still An Idea (Reax)

((HT: ESPN.com/Goodman))It's still on the table if the Los Angeles Clippers have Donald Sterling as owner when the new season rolls around...When asked in Las Vegas during an AAU competition if Chris Paul and his teammates would still think about not playing, the answer seemed pretty solid to Goodman:"That's something me and Doc are both talking about," Paul said...
Via Online Sports Guys
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin withdraws from US national team

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Blake Griffin has withdrawn from playing for the U.S. national basketball team this summer. The Los Angeles Clippers star was one of 19 players selected to the roster from which the World Cup team will be chosen. Griffin said Thursday that he wants to dedicate all his energy on improving and preparing for the upcoming NBA season. Griffin joins Oklahoma City guard...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
2 days ago  |  Discuss

CP3, Doc Rivers might boycott if Donald Sterling blocks sale

File this under, We’ll believe it when we see it. Chris Paul and Doc Rivers are “both talking about” sitting out the coming NBA season if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, Paul told ESPN.com. Paul called Sterling’s continued ownership of the team “unacceptable” and said “something needs to happen soon.” Of course, the legal process doesn’t...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers Rumors: Chris Paul, Doc Rivers discussed sitting out next season if Sterling still owns Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers had a slow offseason this year in terms of free agency but still managed to get on a lot of headlines regarding their scandalous owner, Donald Sterling. The latest news to come out of that front is that star point guard, Chris Paul, and distinguished head coach, Doc Rivers, have discussed sitting out next season if Sterling is still owner of the Clippers...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Paul considering sitting out if Donald Sterling remains Clippers owner

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul told ESPN.com’s Jeff Goodman that if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team when the season begins in a little more than two months, he and coach Doc Rivers have discussed sitting out until Sterling is ousted. “That’s something me and Doc are both talking about,” Paul said Thursday. “Something has to happen, and something...
Via Sports-Glory
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Chris Paul: Boycott a real possibility

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul told ESPN.com that it's "unacceptable" if Donald Sterling is still the owner of the team when the season begins. Paul also said he has spoken to coach Doc Rivers about the possibility of sitting out if Sterling remains in control when the seasons starts in a little more than two months. "That's something me and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

It could be like a reverse mortgage for Donald: Chris Paul, teammates 'talking about' boycott of Sterling owned Clippers

Chris Paul and his LA teammates are reportedly 'talking about' a boycott of any still Sterling owned Clippers. Doc Rivers too.Clippers interim CEO Richard Parsons' testimony Wednesday at a probate court trial looking to determine whether Donald's wife Shelly can sell the team for $2 billion to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer as the NBA looks to force Donald Sterling...
Via Bob's Blitz
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Chris Paul discusses possible boycott with Doc Rivers

Chris Paul says he has talked with head coach Doc Rivers about a potential boycott if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers when the NBA season begins. Paul, who is a leader on the Clippers and president of the NBAPA, told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman that it’s “unacceptable” if Sterling is still […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Chris Paul Says Clippers Thinking About Boycotting if Sterling Still Owner

We will see if these are just idle threats or not. Because, it appears Donald Sterling is going to try to sue everyone to stop the sale of the Clippers, which in turn would still make him the owner when the season starts. If that happens Chris Paul says he and others might sit out. Paul also said he has spoken to coach Doc Rivers about the possibility of sitting out if Sterling remains...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Deny Waiting To Hire Head Coach With Rivers Potentially Becoming Available

The Los Angeles Lakers have still not hired a head coach and two sources disputed the notion that they are potentially waiting to see if Doc Rivers becomes available with the Donald Sterling situation dragging out. Rivers would not be expected to remain head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers if the sale of the franchise to Steve Ballmer is overturned. The Lakers haven't interviewed...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Lakers waiting for Doc Rivers to quit the Clippers?

I’ve been doing my best to ignore the tweet-by-tweet coverage of the Donald Sterling legal proceedings, but one tidbit of news caught my attention this week: The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified in state court Tuesday afternoon that coach and team president Doc Rivers has told him on multiple occasions that he doesn’t think he wants to continue as coach if...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shelly Sterling seeks appeal-proof ruling

The attorneys for Shelly Sterling said Wednesday they will ask a judge to issue a ruling allowing the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to proceed despite pending lawsuits brought by Donald Sterling in both federal and civil court contesting his wife's authority to sell the franchise without his consent. Pierce O'Donnell, the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bid Book Reveals Severe Overpay For Clippers By Ballmer

Steve Ballmer severely overbid for the Los Angeles Clippers based on the expected 2014 revenues of the franchise. Ballmer's $2 billion bid is 12.1 times the expected 2014 revenues. The book, called "Project Claret" so as not to give away on the cover sheet that these numbers are indeed the financials of the Clippers, reveals that the team is projected to finish the...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Sterling may need to sell Clippers to pay debts, keep Doc Rivers

The Donald Sterling saga will not end. A few weeks ago, Sterling was in court fighting his estranged(?) wife for control of the trust which owns the Clippers. No decision was made as of yet and so Steve Ballmer and the Clippers are kept in limbo. This delay and questions about the Clippers’ future, as well as the Sterlings’ involvement with the organization, are causing two major...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Sterling may need to sell Clippers to pay debts, keep Doc Rivers

The Donald Sterling saga will not end. A few weeks ago, Sterling was in court fighting his estranged(?) wife for control of the trust which owns the Clippers. No decision was made as of yet and so Steve Ballmer and the Clippers are kept in limbo. This delay and questions about the Clippers’ future, as well as the Sterlings’ involvement with the organization, are causing two major...
Via Crossover Chronicles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes uses social media for help finding aunt's killer

Los Angeles Clippers player Matt Barnes is using social media to ask fans for help finding his aunt's killer. Barnes posted a picture of the murder suspect, identified as Michael Williams, on his Instagram and Twitter accounts on Tuesday and wrote "This dude stabbed my auntie in the neck last week and left her for dead on the sidewalk. She ended up dying on the way to the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes takes to Instagram for help finding his aunt’s killer

(Credit: Fansided.com) Matt Barnes’ aunt, Tanganyika Hoover, was reportedly murdered by her husband, Michael Williams. So the Los Angeles Clippers’ forward turned to social media for help finding the suspected killer. “This dude stabbed my auntie in the neck last week & left her for dead on the sidewalk, she ended up dying on the way to the hospital in the ambulance....
Via Pass The Pill
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers: If Donald Sterling Stays Am Leaving Los Angeles Clippers

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip It has been confirmed that Los Angeles Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers will be resigning if Donald Sterling continues to.. Doc Rivers: If Donald Sterling Stays Am Leaving Los Angeles Clippers
Via 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers CEO: Doc Rivers gone if Donald Sterling stays

Los Angeles Clippers interim CEO Dick Parsons testified in state court Tuesday that coach and team president Doc Rivers has told him he would leave the team if Donald Sterling remains owner. “If Doc were to leave, that would be a disaster,” Parsons said, via ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. “Doc is the father figure of the team. Chris (Paul) is the on court captain of the team...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers CEO says Doc Rivers will quit if Donald Sterling remains owner

The Los Angeles Clippers are embarking on what will likely be a long, arduous offseason for them as the organization attempts to move on from the Donald Sterling era and find new ownership. And today’s proceedings in probate court over the proposed sale of the team were very interesting, as Clippers intermin CEO Richard Parsons relayed what looks to be an ultimatum from coach and...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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